Acts Passed At The First Session of Fifth Congress of the United States of America
first editionFull leather
by [United States]
Philadelphia: Printed by William Ross, 1797. First Edition. Full leather. Good. 8vo. , 561pp., 26pp "The Constitution of the United States"; iv "Table of Contents"; pp index, . Full sheep leather binding with red leather title label on spine. Top edge of front board dented. Light edge wear to boards. Outer front joint cracked. Front inner hinge has an old white linen tape repair. Ex-institutional copy with partial withdrawn stamp (semi-circle size) bottom of title page. No other markings. First 10-15 pages are heavily toned, damp-stained and warped. Interior contents are lightly toned. Three sessions of the Fifth Congress included. Some of the acts include the Alien and Sedition law, several laws relating to Native Americans, a Treaty with the Cherokee Indians (page 555), and two slave laws. Sabin 15501, 15502, 15503. (Inventory #: 6988)
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