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United States:

ACTS PASSED AT THE THIRD CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, ON MONDAY, THE SECOND OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-THREE, AND OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES THE EIGHTEENTH.

Francis Childs and John Swaine, Philadelphia: 1794 [1]-144, [i]-iii pp. Disbound, rubberstamp on title page [stamped over some text]. Otherwise, a clean text. Good+. The First Session of the landmark Third Congress, barring any subjects of the United States from engaging in the international slave trade; establishing a naval force and the Post Office and Post Roads, with a listing of the roads; the neutrality law; resolutions setting in motion the process of adopting the Eleventh Amendment, prohibiting suits against a State in the federal courts, and authorizing the Embargo; material on the excise tax on liquors, which gave rise to the ensuing Whisky Rebellion. All Acts are signed in type by President Washington. FIRST EDITION. Evans 27827.


Book Id: 16237

Price: $350.00

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