Lot 204 of 455:
Gazette of the United States reporting the death of Ben Franklin, 1790  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Gazette of the United States, Saturday April 24, 1790
Author:
Place:
New York
Publisher:
John Fenno
Date:
1790
Description:

4 pp. 42x26 cm. (16½x10¼"), newspaper.

A biweekly partisan newspaper supportive of George Washington and the Federalist Party. This issue contains notice of the death of Benjamin Franklin, as well as notes from Congress and the war in France. Also includes news of a jilted groom who got the last laugh, and a man who ate a cat.

 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some toning, foxing, and small tears, spine tender; overall very good.
 
Item number:
304213
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