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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. 6 (May 2, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03518 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 2 May 1789 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 41.2 x 25.4 cm.

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Summary of Content: Includes a description of George Washington's 30 April 1789 inauguration as the first President of the United States, held in New York City, with a printing of his Inaugural Address (page 3). Contains a column on the political state of America, and a printed Congressional debate on a molasses tax. Includes a letter from Dennis Ramsay, Mayor of Alexandria, Virginia, bidding President Washington farewell from his Mount Vernon estate, followed by Washington's reply (page 4).

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798
Ramsay, Dennis, b. c. 1756
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsInaugurationInaugural AddressMount VernonLawDiet and nutritionCommerceCongressTaxes or Taxation

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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