RETURN OF THE WHOLE NUMBER OF PERSONS WITHIN THE SEVERAL DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCORDING TO 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ENUMERATION OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE UNITED STATES;" PASSED MARCH THE FIRST, SEVENTEEN HUNDRED AND NINETY ONE [i.e., 1790].

Washington City: Printed by William Duane, 1802. 52pp. Disbound with scattered light foxing, else Very Good.

This is the third American printing of the first census, after the 1791 and 1798 Philadelphia editions. Page 3 prints then-Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson's certification, dated October 24, 1791. The census was the first decennial report, as required by law, of population data by State and Territory, by county, by gender, age, and race. Quite scarce, it is rated 'aa' by Howes.
Howes R220 aa. AI 3441 [3]. As of August 2013, OCLC locates only a few copies under several accession numbers. Item #30439

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