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Adams and Nourse (fl. 1787) Independent chronicle and the universal advertiser. [Vol. XIX, no. 987 (September 27, 1787)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04221 Author/Creator: Adams and Nourse (fl. 1787) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspapers Date: 27 September 1787 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Prints a copy of the Constitution and reports activities at the Constitutional Convention. Also contains an article on "the Means of promoting Federal Sentiments in the United States," various news items, and advertisements. This was a special printing of the newspaper, although it was not labeled an Extra. Published by Adams and Nourse.

People: Adams and Nourse.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: US Constitution, US Constitutional Convention, Government and Civics, Federalists, Politics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government