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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.

Item from Catalog 309 (released for August, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's