Baltimore: Warner & Hanna, 1806. 49pp. Errata slip laid down in lower margin of last leaf. Dbd. Light uniform browning, old library stamp at head of titlepage. Very good. Item #WRCAM30424
This petition, one of many from various merchant organizations, lobbies the President of the United States and Congress to defend American commerce with Europe in light of British violation of the "neutral rights," occasioned by the early years of the Napoleonic wars. Baltimore merchants were a hotbed of organization for various American subversive enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 10854. KRESS 5070. SABIN 3045.