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Gazette of the United States, New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA, 1789 - 1800

 Series — Box: 6

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection includes 185 titles spanning 200 years; all related to George Washington, his family, and Mount Vernon.


  • Publication: 1789 - 1800

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.

Biographical / Historical

Editor John Fenno began the Gazette as a semiweekly newspaper, with the first edition appearing on April 15, 1789, in the nation's capital at the time, New York City. The Gazette was moved to Philadelphia in 1791, following the move of the capital.

Other titles: Gazette of the United States and evening advertiser. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1793-1794. Gazette of the United States and daily evening advertiser. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1794-1795. Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia daily advertiser. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1796-1800


From the Collection: 3.75 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121