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Newspaper Gazette of the United States. [Vol. 2, no. 78, (January 26, 1791)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08773 Author/Creator: Newspaper Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 26 January 1791 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: Proclamation: land for capital. Whole no. 182.

Background Information: 3


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Presidential Speeches and ProclamationsWashington, D.C.Government and CivicsLand Transaction

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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