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Claypoole, David C. (ca. 1757-1849) The mail; or, Claypoole's daily advertiser. [No. 127 (October 26, 1791)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00280 Author/Creator: Claypoole, David C. (ca. 1757-1849) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 26 October 1791 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 50.4 x 32.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes President George Washington's third State of the Union Address, delivered 25 October 1791. Among other topics, Washington discusses problems between Native Americans and settlers on the Western frontier, a new tax on distilled alcohol, the 1790 census results, a loan from Holland, and the French Revolution. Contains local and foreign news, public announcements, and notices of sale. Partially torn along the middle seam.

Background Information: Claypoole is credited with being one of the earliest printers of the Constitution; he is possibly the Constitution's first printer.

People: Claypoole, David C., ca. 1757-1849
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsAmerican Indian HistoryFrontiers and ExplorationWestward ExpansionTaxes or TaxationAlcoholFinanceEconomicsGovernment and CivicsCensusGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceRebellion

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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