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Lot 31: [Third Congress, Acts, 1794]

1014: Rare Books & Manuscripts

by Addison & Sarova Auctioneers

05 November 2016

Macon, GA, USA

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Description: 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. Philadelphia: Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1794. 8vo. [1]-144, [i]-iii pp. Bound in modern blue quarter morocco over marbled boards, Very Good. Two leaves with old ink-stamp (Department of Justice Library) to margin, tape repair near gutter of page 3, last two leaves (contents) with discreet marginal tissue repairs, some occasional light foxing, wide margins, untrimmed. An unopened copy with contents much as issued, Very Good. ********************************** First edition. 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. Evans 27827

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