MEMORIAL OF THE UNDERWRITERS AND MERCHANTS OF THE CITY OF BALTIMORE.

[Baltimore? 1823]. 26pp. Stitched as issued. Light foxing and toning, else very good. Item #WRCAM43173

A late effort by the underwriters and merchants of Baltimore to recoup their loses from forcible seizures by the French in Leghorn in 1807 and 1808, citing the treaty of amity and commerce ratified by France and the United States on July 31, 1801. The memorialists also claim that they were never paid for supplies delivered to the French during their attempts to retake the colony of Saint Domingue in 1803. Only four copies listed in OCLC, at Johns Hopkins, the University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, and the American Antiquarian Society. SHOEMAKER 11672. SABIN 3047. OCLC 4048962.

Price: $275.00

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