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Georgia Mississippi Company:

STATE OF FACTS SHEWING THE RIGHT OF CERTAIN COMPANIES TO THE LANDS LATELY PURCHASED BY THEM FROM THE STATE OF GEORGIA.

United States [Philadelphia?]: 1795 64pp, contemporary plain wrappers. Scattered foxing, contemporary ink doodling on title page. Blank top title page margin clipped. Good+. "The land companies' attempt to uphold the sale of Georgia's western lands to them, in face of charges of bribery and fraud in the passing of the bill. The next year the legislature nullified the sale" [Streeter]. Virtually the entire Georgia legislature had been bribed. After repeal of the law, claimants who had purchased land from the companies tied up the courts for years in their efforts to defend their land titles. FIRST EDITION. Howes G126aa. II Streeter Sale 1158. Evans 28745. I De Renne 270.


Book Id: 11621

Price: $750.00

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