Lot 47 of 305:
Intercourse with Indians, 1798  

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Title:
Message from the President of the United States, accompanying a report to him from the Secretary of State, and sundry documents relative to the affairs of the United States on the Missisippi [sic]; the intercourse with the Indian nations, and the inexecution of the treaty between the United States and Spain...

Author:
Ellicott, Andrew

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
W. Ross

Date:
1798

Description:
91 pp. 20.7x13.5 cm. (8¼x5¼"), removed from larger volume, with remains of stitching on spine. First Edition. Presidential message based on reports by Andrew Ellicott, a surveyor commissioned by George Washington in 1796 as the U.S. representative on the commission for the survey of the border between the Spanish territories in Florida and the United States negotiated in the Treaty of San Lorenzo. Ellicott traveled with a military escort via the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and worked together with Spanish commissioners, despite many difficulties, for the next four years. Evans 34801.

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Condition:
Title-page with some soiling and staining, old rubberstamp of Charles N. Hagner, ink "No. 16"; light to moderate foxing within, some staining towards rear; about very good.


 
Item number:
213585
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