DEPARTMENT OF STATE, JULY 31, 1794. THE SECRETARY OF STATE REQUESTS THE [blank] TO PERMIT ANY PERSONS INTERESTED AND INQUIRING FOR THE LIST AT THE FOOT HEREOF, TO SEE THE SAME ... FAITHFULLY EXTRACTED FROM THE RECORD OF THE CASES IN THE OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE. 31ST JULY 1794. J. WAGNER, CLERK.

[Philadelphia: 1794]. Folio, [4] pp bifolium, folded to 8" x 13." Caption title, as issued. Lightly toned, Very Good plus.

This rare document, compiled by Secretary of State Randolph's aides, lists more than four hundred vessels in three columns: "Vessels Names," "Master's Names," and "Names of Owners, or Parties interested." Each vessel had been a target of "vexations, spoliations, &c."
Not in Evans, Bristol, Shipton & Mooney, or at the online AAS site. OCLC 171293876 [1- Library Company] as of July 2021. Item #37726

Price: $2,500.00

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