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Carey, Mathew (1760-1839) The American Museum. [Vol. II, no. 3 (September 1787)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02593.01 Author/Creator: Carey, Mathew (1760-1839) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Magazine Date: September 1787 Pagination: 102 p. ; 23 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains the first magazine printing of the United States Constitution on p. 276-284. Also contains an essay by Benjamin Franklin on "Information for those who would wish to remove to America. Also features political sketches, an address to "friends of American Manufacturers," reflections encouraging commerce, articles on agriculture, political culture, and various prose and poetry. Provenance from the library of Henry Knox, although without ownership marks.

People: Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionImmigration and MigrationPoliticsGovernment and CivicsIndustryCommerceMerchants and TradeRevolutionary War GeneralJournalism

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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