Lot 38[UNITED STATES]
Acts passed at the third session of the Fifth Congress of the United States. Begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the third of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight. Richmond: Meriwether Jones, 1799. First edition thus. Modern black cloth. 13 1/4 x 8 inches (35.5 x 20 cm); 140, 4, 15,  pp., an uncut copy. Small repair to title, ink notation to title and stamp to verso, some toning and small stains to first and last leaves but generally clean within.
The uncommon Richmond printing of these acts under the presidency of John Adams, the third session including the Articles of a Treaty between the United State and the Cherokee Indians and a printing of the Constitution.
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