Salem: Pool and Palfray, 1808. 52pp. Stitched, as issued. Shelf label and institutional ink stamp on titlepage. Light tanning and foxing, slightly heavier to final leaves. Good. Item #WRCAM54069
Critical response by John Quincy Adams to a pamphlet by Timothy Pickering, the United States Minister to Great Britain, regarding the tense relations between the two countries in the wake of the Chesapeake affair and the Embargo Act. "Second Salem Edition," one of several 1808 editions. SABIN 282 (ref). SHAW & SHOEMAKER 14281.