GEORGE WASHINGTON ELECTED PRESIDENT ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL FEB. 7, 1789.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:00:00 PM)
9.75x15" thin newsprint. Vol. X No. 42 of the Mass. Centinel w/article on inside page from "Boston" reading in part "On Wednesday Last At 11 O'clock, Agreeably To The Resolution Of Congress, And Of The Legislature Of This Commonwealth, The Gentleman Appointed Electors Of President And Vice-President Of The United States Met At The Senate Chambers, And Having Appointed Hon. William Cushing Esq. Chairman, Gave In Their Votes Unanimously For His Excel. Geo. Washington Esq. And The Hon. John Adams Esq. As The President And Vice-President Of The United States." Chipping along fold edge, scattered edge losses and moderate handling wear overall. VG. An amazing survivor of this important historical announcement only three days after the first Presidential electors met and among the earliest notifications issued.
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