George Washington, Roger Sherman

This Currier & Ives print shows the scene of George Washington being sworn into office in New York on April 30, 1789. Roger Sherman of Connecticut held the Bible. From left in the foreground are Alexander Hamilton, Chancellor Livingston (who administered the oath), Sherman, Washington and John Adams.

( COURANT FILE PHOTO / June 3, 2014 )

This Currier & Ives print shows the scene of George Washington being sworn into office in New York on April 30, 1789. Roger Sherman of Connecticut held the Bible. From left in the foreground are Alexander Hamilton, Chancellor Livingston (who administered the oath), Sherman, Washington and John Adams.

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