PF 5: 81 American Newspapers 1798 - 1801

1798 1799 - 1800 - 1801

1798

May 1 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
The Treasury Department's public notice of the tax on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper / Dispatches from the envoys to France, continued from Charles Pinckney, J. Marshall, and E. Gerry / Betsy Gorton, abandoned by husband, and Mary Day, cheated on by husband, petition for help; husbands ordered to appear at court / Poetry by Peter Quince / The Pedlar, Witchcraft story / List of mock diseases in other countries.

May 14 Commercial Advertiser (NY) Supplement
Message from President John Adams to Houses of Congress / Descriptions of envoys in Paris to Congress / Rules established by the arête of the directory, including boycotts of American goods in London, declaration of American seaman as pirates; report on results in American commerce; translation of French rules against English.

May 15 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
News from France / Court grants divorce to woman whose husband deserted her/ The Treasury Department's public notice of the tax on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper / Betsy Gorton, abandoned by husband, and Mary Day, cheated on by husband, petition for help; husbands ordered to appear at court / Letter from Timothy Pickering, Secretary of State, about rules to keep the U.S. tranquil by staying out of foreign affairs / Poetry / Conserves from the Cookshop of Adeona / The Pedlar - Rum / Anecdotes of the late General Robert E. Lee.

May 28 Porcupine Gazette (Philadelphia)
Ads for a safe a remedy for scurvy / Ads for military recruitment / A speech delivered to citizens of Baltimore on the politics of the day / An address to the American youth on enlisting in the troops / "Independence" writes a letter about France and the scourge of war on America / A bill was passed in congress to more effectually protect the commerce and coasts of the United States, followed by list of yeas and nays and copy of the bill / Letter from William Penn about the latest in France / Ads for runaways.

May 29 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
The Treasury Department's public notice of the tax on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper; followed by a repeal of the Stamp Act / Accounts of envoys in France from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic / Account of privateers / Rebuttal on some stories in the Porcupine that represents Adams supporters and Washington supporters as two different classes of men / Isaiah Thomas says his printing business is now called Thomas and Thomas / Poetry translated from German / The Pedlar - The Town Officer.

June 5 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
French politics / Isaiah Thomas ad (Thomas & Thomas) / The Treasury Department's public notice of the tax on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper; followed by a repeal of the Stamp Act / Lands for sale / Letters from the U.S. envoys at France to the Minister of Foreign Relations, continued / News from abroad - Swiss cities taken over by French troops / Report of Sir Edward Fitzgerald's rebellion in Ireland / In Charleston, S.C., $15,000 to help the government fortify its harbors / Samuel Johnson's letter to the Right of the Honourable Earl of Chesterfield.

June 12 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
French Villainy / Man granted divorce after wife lives in "open adultery" with another man / The U.S. Treasury Department issues the Stamp Act / The U.S. Treasury Department issues amendments to the Stamp Act / America justifies its commerce treaties to disapproving France / General Bonaparte and Admiral Nielly prepare for descent on England / France and England war relations / French villainy / The British war Braak loses captain and half of crew / Report on the Directory and situation in France / American and French political relations / Account of the women of China / Ads on property and goods.

June 19 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
Continuation of the Letter from our Envoys at France to the Minister of Foreign Relations / Governor Gilman addresses Congress regarding the present state of affairs and the "Act for the limitation of actions and for the preventing of vexatious suits" / A fishing boat spotted with 10 gunmen increases caution for U.S. self-defense / An American gentleman in London writes to his friends in the United States about the potential U.S. fate with Europe relations / Incidents abroad and at home, mainly concerning foreign relations with Europe / Man is crushed in a tree-felling accident / Editor requests scholarly literature for the paper / In compliance with the Stamp Act, the following will give persons shall give out stamps and collect the revenue: George Hough, James Jewett, Robert Fletcher, Samuel Crosby, Daniel Adams, Andrew S. Croker, and John Rogers / An excerpt from "Mrs. Radcliffe's Journey."

June 23 Aurora (Philadelphia)
News on the sale of "Cannibal's Progress" / Exploits of the Schooner Virginia and Captain Greenalds / Alien Bill with commentary / Commentary on the French Executive Directory suppressing the Feuille Universelle / American, French and British Sea-Trade debacles / Opening of a London fashion shop / Calling of Various militia members to meet / Creation of stage service offering North-South transportation / Building of a courthouse / First volume of the Weekly Magazine / Whitehead's Essence of Mustard / J. Hopkins "Newly Invented Superior Strops"

June 26 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
Rufus King / Napoleon / Property ads / Act of Congress for the proprietors and possessors of Stills / Co-partnership of Bliss, Horswill, Watkins, and Brown / Continuation of a Letter from our Envoys at France to the Minister of Foreign Relations / Articles and Rules established and enforced by the [French] Directory on November 19, 1794 / Reply from the House of Representatives to Gilman's Speech concerning France / Particulars of the evacuation of Portauprince, L'Archaye / The late elections of the French Directory / Announcement for July 4 celebration in Walpole / Exotic poetry and songs.

June 28 Universal Gazette (Philadelphia)
Slave Trade / Bache / Comic from the London papers / The Papacy is overthrown by the French; Roman Republic is to be established in place of the Executive Directory / A letter from the legislature of Massachusetts sympathizing with the federal government against the present aggression of France / The city of Philadelphia accepted a proposal committing volunteers, weaponry, and support for the militia in self-defense of the country / Spanish ports evacuated and given up to American forces / Majority vote in the British House of Commons against the abolition of the slave trade / Fallacious rumor of the Irish arming up to fight the British / Notorious arrival and reception of General Marshall in his return to the U.S. / The House passed a number of important bills, including the Enumeration of inhabitants in the U.S. [census], additional armament for self-defense, and the Alien and Sedition Acts.

July 3 New-Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth)
General Talleyrand addresses the American Envoys regarding the motives and intentions of the French and their current relationship with the American government / Respects paid to General Marshall by President John Adams / Elbridge Gerry requests positive reciprocal communication with the French / The President condemns the French government / Editorial against the intentions of the French government and their notions of ‘secrecy' / Treaties between France and America declared ‘null and void' passed/ Stamp Act formally enforced by law / Marine news / Indian goods for sale.

July 25 New-York Spectator
Women in Baltimore want to form a "Corps-de-Reserve" / An Act of Congress regarding commerce and the seizing of armed vessels / French consideration the Rhine River and the principle of secularization to furnish indemnities / Elections in France / The Prince of Wales not allowed to serve in the military capacity / Accounts of the French in Vienna / July 4th oration of Noah Webster regarding the independence and success of the United States / The American Mineralogical Society / Murder and suicide / Spanish restrictions on American vessels has been uplifted / Translation from the French papers, including an update of the election for a seat in the Directory / New York Missionary Society looking for recruits to preach to Indians.

July 27 Salem (Massachusetts) Gazette
An Act to prevent the game of billiards in Massachusetts / An Act to change the West Butterfield plantation in Cumberland, Mass., to a town by the name of Sumner / General George Washington accepts his appointment to become ‘Commander in Chief' of the United States Army / Letter to Mr. Fenno about lies circulating in the states from American envoys in France / Council of Five Hundred elections in France / Concerning defense of the U.S. and the division of the military / Alexander Hamilton, C. Cotesworth Pinckney, Henry Knox, Henry Lee, and Edward Hand appointed Major Generals / Mr. Edward Blake, junior, was married to Miss Sally Parkman.

Aug. 4 New-York Spectator
Alien and Sedition Acts / Military conspiracy theories arise in New York / Rev. Dr. Prince's fast sermon regarding the abusiveness of war / Alien and Sedition Act / An Act providing arms for the militia throughout the United States / Other Congressional Acts regarding land, the treasury, the military / The U.S. Frigate Constellation sets sail / Advocates of the Stamp Act and the U.S. Navy / Notice to subscribers about making payments on time / General Washington releases a man from prison / Letter from the Pope / Young man drowned to death and two other men drank themselves to death.

Aug. 6 Connecticut Courant (Hartford)
Alien Act / Napoleon / Alien and Sedition Acts / A letter condemning Thomas Jefferson / Approval of the Navy and its protection of commerce / Speech by General Bonaparte / Increased tension between England and France / The President is warmly received in Hartford, CT / Rumor about the Democrats in town.

Aug. 6 Farmer's Weekly Museum (Walpole, NH)
U.S. Act concerning Canada / Dispatch from American Envoys in France / Discussion about the Alien and Sedition Acts / Russia, Prussia, Sweden, England, and Denmark form an alliance / John Adam further endorses the cause of the English in their struggle and increasing tension with the French / Speech to Officer and soldiers / Further news from Mr. Gerry about the French situation and the position of the Directory / The Cannibal's progress / An Act concerning Canadian and Nova Scotian refugees.

Aug. 11 New-York Spectator
Irish Rebellion / Address to merchants who lost property to British vessels / The Committee of the American Mineralogical Society / William Brigstock released from prison on account of being innocent / Potential alarm caused by the case of Yellow Fever in a few persons / Latest chain of events regarding the United State, France, and England, especially concerning military precautions / Duel between Mr. Pitt and Mr. Tierney / Lord Edward Fitzgerald dies / Spirit of hostility between the British and the French.

Aug. 25 New-York Spectator
Bonaparte and the Toulon Fleet / King George III's 61st birthday / letter to Doctor Priestly to prove J.H. Stone of Jacobin conspiracy / Major General Knox is the 1st major general in the U.S. Permanent Army / Naval matters include West Indian ships the Liberty and Equality / Arrival of General Marshall in Richmond / Philadelphians barred from Baltimore because of a plague / Reports from the French offensives in Europe / Land for sale in Canada / Yellow Fever in New York bars incoming merchants / President Adams allows fortification of New York to prevent further widespread outbreak of fever / letter to President Adams about town elections / Petition to improve mineralogical knowledge.

Aug. 29 New-York Spectator
Buying land in Cincinnati / Suspending commercial intercourse with France / Patriotic feast with General Marshall / Breach of promise resulting in pregnancy law case / New York legislative amendment to Constitution on natural born citizens for presidency / Battle of Ross in Ireland / Rumor of Russians fighting France / Schooner of Spain from St. Augustine arrives in Savannah, GA / Further accounts of the fever in Boston and NY / Letter advocating the usage of Lime against the Fever / Noah Webster advocates hot bath and its effects on health; others warn of its danger.

Sept. 8 New-York Spectator
French plenipotentiaries disappointed in Germans / Metternich's paper on the hope for European peace / Bonaparte captures Malta in expedition to Egypt, Syria / Lisbon, Spain, and France at odds / Prussians ceding territory to France, details outlined / English Act on Prizes / Account of Bonaparte in Italy / Description of upper New York state by English settler / Cornwallis in Ireland / Revolutions in Holland / Swedes and Danes offer no resistance to French / Boundary line between U.S. and old Spanish territory in New Orleans resolved / Letter extract on state of internal France / Philadelphia hospital suggests possible ways to alleviate yellow fever / Benjamin Rush advocates temperance and general moderation for good health / Daring robbery from Bank of Pennsylvania.

Sept. 22 New-York Spectator (Half sheet because of Yellow Fever)
Letter from Chauvet to Gallatin about the conduct of France towards Geneva / Investigation into Fever leads to blame on the West Indies / Letter urging U.S. to keep French influence out of Congress / Letter concerning bad water as harbinger of Fever / President Adam's letter concerning views on France / Frigate Constitution captures French sloop / Ship purchased in Havannah [Havana] for Captain Preble / The Fever causes Boston Gazette to suspend printing.

Sept. 26 New-York Spectator (Half sheet because of Yellow Fever)
Posting of number of deaths due to Fever epidemic / Norfolk's arrival of ship Constitution and its captured warship. Claimed to be French, although allegiance is unknown. Large prize for ship / Prisoners want out of jail to see their wives to avoid Fever / Embargo at Tenerisse [Teneriffe] / Plague in Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey leads to the Synod of New York and New Jersey / Portuguese and British slave dealings / reports of French blockades / U.S. Navy captures schooner in West Indies / "The Feast of Reason and the Flow of Soul" for President Adams in Quincy, MA / Graphic accounts of the Fever epidemic / Captain John Cook's account of French in Spain / Building developments in Washington, D.C.

Oct. 3 New-York Spectator (Half sheet because of Yellow Fever)
French irritated with the arming of American ships / Bashing myths on origin of plague: origin from putrid cities, West Indies, or extreme heat / Elbridge Gerry responds to Talleyrand. Talleyrand said France accused of not wanting peace. Gerry wants harmony between the two / Peace with Russia and Persia on July 23 / Continental League formation and growth / Questions about international merchants / Reports of fighting in Ireland / French complaining about American government.

Oct. 10 Oracle of the Day (Portsmouth, NH)
Letter to President Adams from people of Concord, N.H., concerning anti-French sentiment / Another letter to President Adams from Mr. Wells concerning American freedom / Multiple letters concerning disgust over XYZ Affair and other affronts by French government / President Adams reviews state of militia / News of Napoleon Bonaparte in Cairo and Alexandria / Bonaparte and Nelson fight - French defeat / Preparations for renewal of hostilities between France and Germany / London surprised President Adams has prevented war with France / French suspected of trickery involving Indians in Georgia / Indians in Maryland / Battle between British ship Lyon and three small Spanish vessels; the Lyon wins.

Oct. 12 Country Porcupine (Philadelphia)
Editor worried about French coming to be the masters of U.S., as they are becoming too powerful / More disgust from Pinckney over XYZ Affair / Support for the Sedition Bill, why it is needed, and an attack on Matthew Lyons / Washington arrives in Philadelphia and meets with Alexander Hamilton / Anti-Irish and anti-French sentimentalists unite / George Logan declares French no longer a problem / England driving Irish radicals to America; complaints ensue / Letters of attack on Matthew Lyons

Nov. 19 The Farmer's Weekly Museum: New Hampshire and Vermont Journal
New schoolbooks in Boston / Biography of Adam Duncan, Lord Viscount of Camperdown and his British naval exploits / 23 July, Napoleon in Cairo / Accounts of Nelson's victory in Alexandria on the Nile / Irish won't join France in fight against England / Napoleon concentrating on Cairo after Nelson's victory / Egyptians displeased with French presence / Denunciations of Napoleon and his characteristics / 1,468 die in Philadelphia from the Fever / Isaiah Thomas' Almanack [Almanac] for 1798 published / Extracts from book "Looker on."

Dec. 10 Connecticut Courant (Hartford)
Complaints about the French by the Hollanders and the revival of Resistance since French have started blocking ports; Holland lists specific naval grievances from the Hague / New powder mill in East Hartford / New York dispatch reveals Lord Nelson's victory against the French at the battle of the Nile in August. Nelson proceeds on land to destroy land batteries / October 2 the Porte of the Ottoman Empire declares war on France and arrests French ambassadors there / Mustapha Bay nominated Grand Vizier / Lucien Bonaparte, "the Butcher" / Indians in Baltimore awaiting Treaty negotiations with the government / St. Domingo to be declared independent from Great Britain / Growing French resentment for lack of American aid / Russian squadrons to join the British in the Mediterranean / A Frenchman's account of defeat by British.

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1799

Jan. 9 Porcupine Gazette (Philadelphia)
Thomas Dobson's "American edition of the Encyclopedia" / Report on Irish rebellion and English Parliamentary reform associated with it / Letters of support for Irish rebellion and condemnation of French revolution / Front and back are solidly advertisements.

Jan. 10 Porcupine Gazette (Philadelphia)
Capture of the American schooner, the Regulator, by French at Guadaloupe / John Adams threatens British after capture of American vessel / Malcontent over re-election of Baldwin as Georgia Senator.

Jan. 26 (29?) New-York Spectator
One and a half pages on the account of debts owed and jail service by Garrett Cottringer, the partners Thomas Willing, Thomas M. Willing, and Thomas Willing Francis, and George Harrison / Accounts of relationship between France and United States by Timothy Pinckney and Elbridge Gerry; British want America on their side / Detailed personal account of XYZ Affair / Letter from Talleyrand in hopes to restore French and American relations / New Jersey Federalist (a paper) is against the Alien and Sedition Acts / Land claim disputes in New York

Mar. 2 New-York Spectator
Petition to repeal the Alien and Sedition Acts since they are against the principles on which the country was founded / Wyoming Controversy by Pennsylvania and Connecticut resolved in the House of Representatives of New York in favor of Pennsylvania / Captain Tyler of L'Aigle frigate sinks it after crashing to keep Turks from getting it / The merits of emigrating to Canada and which lands might be had there / International notoriety of American Yellow Fever / Birthday of George Washington / New York Missionary Society wants more missionaries to establish settlement in Indian Territory.

Mar. 7 Independent Chronicle (Boston)
Plot of XYZ Affair outlined, including Americans asked to pay 1,200,000 livres to begin negotiations, by Pinckney, Marshall and Gerry / Proclamation for Commonwealth of Massachusetts by Increase Sumner calling for day of fasting and prayer on April 4 / Passage of Act in Massachusetts limiting the time within petitions for wages which have been drawn by forged orders shall be sustained / Alien Act not repealed, list of petitioners of the Alien and Sedition Acts / Concentrating Napoleon Bonaparte's forces in Italy / Hope in Strasburg for Continental peace / French report that time is on their side and against the English / Trial in Boston on March 7 of printer Abijah Adams for libel.

Mar. 14 American Mercury (Hartford)
Letter from John Adams on findings of report to see if petition of Alien and Sedition Acts are legal; 55-38 against repeal / Letter from Talleyrand for renewed negotiations; John Adams replies he might send new people / Meetings in House of Representatives (3rd Session of 5th Congress), Saturday March 2; lists of new laws passed / Religious message from John Adams for Thanksgiving / American ship attacked off coast of Bahamas in January / John Ward Fenno, editor of Gazette of the United States, publishes lists of complaints about things American, such as U.S. Constitution and American newspapers.

Mar. 21-25 Independent Chronicle and Universal Advertiser (Boston)
Reacton to John W. Fenno's address of complaints, includes a denunciation of England / Extract of a letter from Thomas Truxton to Secretary of Navy after capturing enemy French vessel by USS Constitution / Tales of bravery aboard American vessels in West Indies / Middlesex complaints about House and Land Tax / War-hawks in Middlesex / Lists for upcoming elections: William Heath and Moses Gill are the Federal Republican nominations and Increase Sumner and Samuel Philips are the Aristocratic Federalists / News from St. Domingo, recently independent, on trading reports / Editor thinks Truxton has been getting "arrogant as of late." They think he'll rouse the war-hawks / News of East Indies favoring the French.

June 1 Aurora (Philadelphia)
Letter from George Logan "To the Citizens of the United States" / Suspension of publication of first trial of John Fries / Napoleon's conquest in Egypt and establishment of French calendar there / News of the French and Austrian armies / War in Puossen for the first time in the "Memory of Man"-10,000 French troops entered the area / News from General Massena that victory in Grison country "now complete" / Letter from Commander in Chief to French Army about obedience / General Malitor killed / Accounts of Napoleon and Archduke Charles / France's conquest of Naples gives the country much art for its national museum / Letter of the success of Italian campaign from General Scherer to the Executive Directory Massena

June 23 Aurora (Philadelphia)
Alien Act

Aug. 16 Massachusetts Mercury (Boston)
Jacobism / Toasts

Aug. 21 Aurora (Philadelphia)
Yellow Fever

Sept. 4 Aurora (Philadelphia)
Dr. Priestley is defended

Sept. 5 Aurora (Philadelphia)
Jefferson's "Notes on Virginia"

Sept. 19 Universal Gazette (Philadelphia)
Bastille Day in Paris

Oct. 11 Aurora (Bristol)
Libels / Bernadotte

Nov. 20 New-York Spectator
Florida-Georgia Border / Education

Nov. 30 New-York Spectator
USS Philadelphia is launched

Dec. 4 New-York Spectator
Thanksgiving

Dec. 7 New-York Spectator
Adams State of the Union Address

Dec. 25 New-York Spectator
Death of Washington

Dec. 27 Commercial Advertiser (NY)
Washington's death, illness

Dec. 28 New-York Spectator
Washington's illness, death, funeral

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1800

Jan. 11 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Honors to George Washington

Feb. 25 Salem (Massachusetts) Gazette
Ames Oration on Washington

Feb. 28 Salem (Massachusetts) Gazette
Ames Oration on Washington (continued)

Mar. 4 Salem (Massachusetts) Gazette
Ad for subscriptions to printing of "Philosophical and Pious Contemplations on the Works of Nature, and the Seasons of the Year" by the Rev. Mr. Harris, minister in Dorcester / Ames Oration on "on the sublime virtues of Gen. George Washington" (concluded) / For sale at newspaper office, Sermons on the Death of Ge. Washington, by Hopkins, Fisher, Barnard, Prince, Spalding, and Mead / Paris report on Xavier Audin's wife / London news on 37 legislators banished to Guiana / On Gen. Knox and Dumourier / In letter in Spectator du Nord declares he's a royalist / Letter from Virginia, from Prospect Before Us, to induce people to support Jefferson for President, by James Thompson Callender, Scottish printer.

Mar. 27 Salem Register
The Repertory (Boston) Slander

May 12 Connecticut Courant (Hartford)
Toussaint's victory in St. Domingo / Unsigned letter, on power of people to elect their government, which if neglected makes us no better than slaves, citing example of recent election of a local assembly in which many electors left meeting early / Names and sentences for men convicted for insurrection in Northhampton and Buck counties / Grand jury report from U.S. Circuit Court

Aug. 19 Massachusetts Mercury
Jacobin Propriety

Sept. 18 Gazette of the U.S. (Philadelphia)
Attempt on Brest

Oct. 22 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Act to sell Ohio land

Nov. 6 Salem Register (pub. Monday & Thursday, by William Carlton)
Best Prospect of Peace / Statement of truce between France and Germany, signed by Count De Lehrbach, Laner, general of the king, V.F. Lahorie / Extracts from Hamilton's pamphlets / from Providence Gazette, letter from Committee of Pennsylvania Abolition Society to Abolution Society of Rhode Island, on arrival of slaves in foreign ships into port of Philadelphia under U.S. war ships by acts of Congress / Letter form Touissaint L'Ouverture, St. Domingo, to Republican Army of France / Votes by town and number in congressional races in 3 Massachusetts districts, Quincy vs. Eustis, Bigelow vs. Varnum, Cutler vs. Kittridge / ship news

Nov. 22 Augusta (GA) Chronicle
Ads p. 1 and 4 / US-French Peace Treaty / Georgia Governor Jackson's message to state legislature in full / ad for "A Journeyman Printer" wanted at this office, liberal wages will be given

Dec. 13 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Washington mourning / Algiers

Dec. 23 Columbian Museum (Savannah)
European Pace possible

Dec. 24 New-York Spectator
Convention between French Republic and U.S., articles of agreement, from London papers / letters from Vienna / Slave "Ben" burnt outside Charleston as punishment for "barbarous" murder, as another will be, at place of murder / final vote tallies as of Dec. 23 for president and vice president from all 14 states / Letter from Henry William Desausure of S. C. legistlature on rally in Columbia of antifederalists in efforts to elect Gen. Pinckney with Jefferson / item on two women who attempted to join Royal Navy in Liverpool disguised as men / list of agents for Spectator in 22 towns in N.J., N.Y., and New England / $200 reward for escaped inmate, 25, who "set fire to the city of Albany."

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1801

Jan. 7 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
"The Continental Federalist," No. 1, "Leonidas" laments of "our happy constitution" being surrendered into the hands of its avowed enemies / An address for "all real federal and republican editors" to publish, to legislators of the U.S., from "An American Citizen," / "not a syllable of European news in circulation" / a communication on importance of Artilleries and Engineers corps.

Jan. 14 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
The Age of Reason

Jan. 24 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Election / St. Vincent Insurrection

Feb. 4 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Election / Judicial Bill

Feb. 14 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Election Debate

Feb. 21 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Election of President Jefferson

Apr. 22 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
British capture American property

Apr. 25 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Six Acts signed by John Adams

Apr. 29 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
American Navy

May 2 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Northwest Territory divided

May 6 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
More Pacific symptoms

May 13 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Strong elected Massachusetts Governor

May 20 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Paul I, Austrian Emperor, dies

May 23 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
John Adams signs more Acts

May 27 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
English are in Egypt

May 30 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Adams signs more Acts

June 3 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
News from Egypt

June 6 Columbian Centinel (Boston)
Nelson near Copenhagen

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