In this file photo, this Currier and Ives handout print shows a reproduction of the scene at Old City Hall in New York on April 30, 1789, as George Washington took oath of office. Left to Right: in foreground, Alexander Hamilton; Chancellor Livingston who administered the oath; Roger Sherman; Secretary Otis of the Senate; Washington; John Adams; Baron Stueben; and General Knox.
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