1791, Newspaper with Indian Treaty

1791, Newspaper with Indian Treaty

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1791, Newspaper with Indian Treaty
Post-Revolutionary War to Civil WarReports on the "Bank of the United States"

November 19, 1791, "Gazette of The United States," Published by John Fenno, Philadelphia, PA, Choice Very Fine.
Vol. III, No. 59, 15.75" x 10", 3-column layout, 4 pages (233-236), disbound. Light foxing along the top and margins; very small absences in upper right corner, where the paper is rather thin. Crisp, dark type throughout. Complete newspaper with prominent three-column front-page resolution signed in type by Thomas Willing, President of the Board of Directors of the Bank of the United States, outlining the regulations for the first bank. The second page contains a proclamation signed in type by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson notifying the country of a peace treaty signed with the Cherokee Nation:
"WHEREAS a Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the United States, and the Cherokee Nation of Indians, was made and concluded the second day of the Month of July last... I have ordered the Said Treaty to be hereby published..." The complete text of the 16-article treaty follows in two columns, signed in print by Washington and Jefferson, and by several Cherokee.
A great piece of American history describing the first Bank of the United States, and a major treaty that was abrogated by the U.S. in 1838 when the Cherokee were forcibly removed from the lands set aside for them in this 1791 document.