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Sample passport for American ships...
Item # 673471
May 29, 1793
ESSEX JOURNAL & NEW HAMPSHIRE PACKET, Newburyport, May 29, 1793 The front page begins with a sample passport issued by President "George Washington" for American commerce ships who are trading with "belligerent powers" overseas.
Four pages, one crease, an archival mend to page 2, loss to the right margin of the back leaf not due to damage but to a paper-making error effecting only ads.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's