1809 · Washington City
The petitioners pray for release of a ship, Joseph Ricketson, detained at New Orleans for having (according to the petitioners) unintentionally imported slaves in violation of law, the slaves belonging to certain passengers.
Shaw & Shoemaker 18871. Removed from a nonce volume. Lightly pencilled librarian's notation on title-page. Leaves detaching. (Inventory #: 18287)