Lot 4003: ACTS PASSED AT THE SESSIONS OF THE FIFTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1797 First Edition Complete Sedition Act Marine Corps Treaties With Native Americans
January 27, 2013
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Acts Passed at the First Session of the Fifth Congress of the United States of America : Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday the Fifteenth of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Seven, and of the Independence of the United States, the Twenty-First
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: William Ross
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 561 pages of text plus 26 pages with text of U. S. Constitution, 4 pages of table of contents and 48 pages of index.
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: Among the texts contained in this compilation are:
- "an act fixing the pay of the captains and commanders of ships and vessels of war of the United States,"
- "an act respecting the distillers of geneva,"
-"an act to authorize the sale of certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio; and for giving a pre-emption to certain purchasers and settlers."
-"an act to establish the post-office of the United States"
-"an act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers"
-"articles on a treaty between the United States of America and the Cherokee Indians."
Condition / Notes: This compilation contains acts of all three sessions of the Fifth Congress
Antique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt-lettered label to spine. Book shows significant external wear, with burn markings and loss of material visible along rear spine edge and head of spine. Covers display minor scuff marks and chipping. Faint staining can be seen on edges of text block. Binding is sound. Blank preliminary page is detached. Pages have occasional foxing.
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