Paris. 1780. 2pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Fine. Item #WRCAM34671
This pronouncement on American privateers was issued by the king in August, 1780. Both American and French privateers were heavily engaged in the Revolution; this act seeks to ensure the distribution of prizes is equitable. Not in Wroth, ACTS OF FRENCH ROYAL ADMINISTRATION; OCLC locates only one copy, at the Clements Library. Rare. MAGGS, FRENCH COLONISATION OF AMERICA 606 (this copy). OCLC 166623999.