THE SPECTATOR, NEW YORK, 1798
EARLY REPUBLIC NEWSPAPER:
Good historic content from the Presidency of John Adams.
Page three has a reply to the Senate of the United States and an Act of Congress, both of which are signed in type print by John Adams, President of the United States. In addition, the front page has a letter from The Academy of Medicine in Philadelphia to Thomas Mifflin concerning the origin and means of preventing the return of the Yellow Fever, and a statement on page three reads "When Gen Washington came into Congress Hall to hear the President's speech the members of both house rose to him -- an honor never before paid to any but the President himself."
this newspaper also contains much local, attentional and foreign news, notices of the arrivals and departures of ships from the Port of New Bedford and the foreign Ports of Norfolk, St. Johns, Digby, Turks Island and Liverpool, a report of two separate deliveries of triplets to London women …