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Bunce, George (1764?-1817) The Herald; a gazette for the country. [Vol. 2, no. 154 (November 21, 1795)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08762 Author/Creator: Bunce, George (1764?-1817) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 21 November 1795 Pagination: 4 p. ; 50 x 31.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Issue in which Alexander Hamilton defends salaries paid by the government. Other news includes local New York news, news from Europe, ship arrivals, postings, and advertisements.

Background Information: "The Herald; a gazette for the country." was published semiweekly from 4 June 1794 through 30 September 1797. Published by George Bunce, & Co., 1794-1797, Hopkins, Webb & Co., from 1796-1797, and Hopkins & Co., 1797.

People: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: American StatesmenGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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