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    A Rare New Orleans Printing of Washington's Farewell Address

    [George Washington]. Farewell Address of Gen. George Washington, to the People of the United States. September 17, 1796. [New Orleans: Bradford & Anderson, 1807]. Quarto (19.5 cm x 12 cm). 47 pages. Half-title imprinted "Published by order of the Legislature." English and French texts on opposite pages. Type and printers' ornaments conform to those used by Bradford & Anderson, printers to the Territory, on the half-title pages of Acts passed at the sessions of the first-second Legislature of the Territory of Orleans. Modern dark blue morocco over blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor foxing. Some creasing to text. Bookplate to front pastedown. Near fine. Howes W143.

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