1809 · Washington City
Contents: Title-page, letter of transmittal of Paul Hamilton, Secretary of the Navy, to Hon. Joseph B. Varnum, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and folding table showing the names of the vessels in the U.S. Navy, where each vessel is stationed, and their state of readiness; the same information is provided for the gun boats. Scarce: OCLC locates only two copies of this item.
Shaw & Shoemaker 18925. Removed from a nonce volume; gutter margin a little irregular; toning; leaves separating. Small chips at top right corners and very short tear at fore-edges. Folding table with short tear along one fold, without extending into text. Title-page rubber-stamped by the War Department Library and with ink notations at top margin. Soiling to title-page. (Inventory #: 11351)