The Case of The United States, To Be Laid Before the Tribunal of Arbitration, To Be Convened at Geneva
by [United States]
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1872. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. , 204 pages. Folding map opposite page 92. Brown cloth hardcover ruled in blind on covers with gilt title "Alabama Claims - Case of the United States" lettered on the spine. Ex-institutional copy. A label on the front paste down reads "Kennebec Historical Society. From the Library of Honorable Joseph H. Williams 1814-1896. August, 1897." Old ink inscription on front paste down, "J H Williams L. U. M.? July 27th/72." J. H. Williams signature is also on the title page. Light smudges to the cloth binding. Case relates to United States claims against Britain for damages resulting from the Confederate raider ship "Alabama". Joseph H. Williams was the 27th Governor of Maine, from 1857-1858. (Inventory #: 7660)
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