1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine. "I die perfectly innocent of all the pretended crimes which are laid to my charge" - Louis XVI before his execution.
1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine
1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine
1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine
1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine
1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine
1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine

1793 newspaper GEORGE WASHINGTON PROCLAMATION of Neutrality in NAPOLEONIC WARS and the Execution of French King Louis XVI by Beheading at the Guillotine

Boston, MA: The Columbian Centinel, 1793. 1st Edition. Very Good, with mild foxing toward the upper edge. Item #900120

An original 18th-century newspaper, the Columbian Centinel, Boston, Massachusetts, dated May 4, 1793 with a front-page proclamation from President George Washington, pledging American neutrality during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. This proclamation is printed prominently on the upper half of the front page with a bold headline and Washington's signature in script type at the end. the signature of Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson is also displayed below Washington's in block type.

Also on the front page is a long and detailed eyewitness account of the last moments and execution of Louis XVI, King of France, executed by guillotine in Paris, by the rabble during the Reign of Terror.

This is an original 1793 historic newspaper, 4-pages complete, which measures 18"' X 11" and is PERFECT for framing and display. The perfect centerpiece to any fine Washington or French Revolution collection.

Price: $350.00