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THOMAS JEFFERSON, SIGNS, IN TYPE, FOUR TIMES ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THIS HISTORIC NEWSPAPER THAT COVERS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MICHIGAN, THE BUILDING OF U. S. CAPITOL BUILDING AND SLAVERY IN VIRGINIA

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THOMAS JEFFERSON, SIGNS, IN TYPE, FOUR TIMES ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THIS HISTORIC NEWSPAPER THAT COVERS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MICHIGAN, THE BUILDING OF U. S. CAPITOL BUILDING AND SLAVERY IN VIRGINIA

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, BOSTON, JANUARY 28, 1805

--THE FOUNDING OF MICHIGAN

--THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE, OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA HAVE PASSED AN ACT...TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES INTO THAT COMMONWEALTH

--A BILL APPROPRIATING $120,000 FOR FINISHING THE FOURTH WING OF THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL BUILDING, IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON

--THOMAS JEFFERSON TALKS ABOUT IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PLOW HE FEELS DEEMED WORTHY OF SCIENCE

A VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE, AS THOMAS JEFFERSON HAS SIGNED IN TYPE FOUR TIMES ON THE FRONT PAGE, INCLUDING AN ACT OF EIGHTH CONGRESS, SIGNED IN TYPE BY PRESIDENT JEFFERSON AND VICE-PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE  AARON BURR, DIVIDING THE THEN INDIANA TERRITORY INTO TWO SEPARATE GOVERNING BODIES...PART OF THE INDIANA TERRITORY WHICH LIES NORTH...CONSTITUTE A SEPARATE TERRITORY, AND BE CALLED MICHIGAN...NOTHING IN THIS ACT...AFFECT THE GOVERNMENT NOW IN FORCE IN THE INDIANA TERRITORY, FURTHER THAN TO PROHIBIT THE EXERCISE THEREOF, WITHIN THE SAID TERRITORY OF MICHIGAN, FROM AND AFTER THE AFORESAID THIRTIETH DAY OF JUNE NEXT...AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, THAT DETROIT SHALL BE THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT...." ALSO COVERED IS THE CONSTRUCTION TAKING PLACE ON OUR NATIONS CAPITOL BUILDING, THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY IN VIRGINIA

THOMAS JEFFERSON'S GOES INTO SOME DETAIL IN A TALK AT THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY ABOUT AN IMPROVEMENT IN THE DESIGN OF THE "PLOUGH" THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN OF INTEREST TO THE FARMING AND AGRICULTURAL READERS. SIGNED IN TYPE: "THOMAS JEFFERSON"

THOMAS JEFFERSON HAS SIGNED, IN TYPE, FOUR TIMES ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THIS VERY INTERESTING HISTORIC NEWSPAPER, COMPLETE IN FOUR PAGES, NOT TRIMMED, OTHER THAN SOME FOXING AND A LITTLE AGE STAINING, THIS IS IN NICE CONDITION.

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