Gazette of the United States

Gazette of the United States
Gazette of the United States newspaper, Issue No. LXXIX. This particular issue is of special interest to North Carolinians, as page 314 includes a letter from President George Washington announcing that a constitutional convention in North Carolina had ratified the United States Constitution in November 1789. It also includes the full text of the resolution itself and a letter from Samuel Johnston, the president of the convention, conveying resolution. North Carolina was the 12th of the original 13 states to ratify the Constitution.
January 13, 1790
Original Format
13cm x 22cm
Local Identifier
Publisher(s) of Original
Fenno, John, 1751-1798
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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