INHABITANTS OF THE PROVINCE OF EAST FLORIDA. MARCH 10, 1826. MR. FORSYTH, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, TO WHICH WAS REFERRED THE PETITION OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE TERRITORY OF FLORIDA, FOR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY THE INVASION OF 1812...[caption title].

Washington. 1826. 12pp. Dbd. Very good. Item #WRCAM51041

A rare Congressional publication concerning relief for damages among residents of East Florida during the War of 1812, as outlined in the treaty with Spain in 1819. "The claims were disallowed since the losses in 1812 were not covered by the 9th article of the Treaty of Washington" - Servies. Includes memorials of some of those affected by the invasion, including Spanish subjects, and residents of East Florida, one of whom argued in a letter to the Secretary of the Treasury that the losses suffered "constitute an obligation upon the U.S." Rare, with only four copies in OCLC. SERVIES 1303. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 27095. OCLC 79155586.

Price: $250.00