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[Wolcott, Oliver]:

ABSTRACT OF CASES TRANSMITTED TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, PURSUANT TO THE SIXTH SECTION OF THE ACT ENTITLED 'AN ACT FURTHER TO SUSPEND THE COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND FRANCE AND THE DEPENDENCIES THEREOF', PASSED ON THE NINTH DAY OF FEBRUARY 1799.

[Philadelphia?: 1800] 8 leaves, 7 of them folded [lacks blank interior ninth leaf]. Disbound, light foxing. Very Good. The Abstract is signed in type by Treasury Secretary Wolcott on January 23, 1800. The folding leaves list dozens of vessels which had been detained by France, with information on their American origin, ownership, circumstances and date of detention, and result of the litigation [generally the return of the vessel to its owner]. FIRST EDITION. Evans 38687. NAIP w010071.


Book Id: 20813

Price: $275.00

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