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Discussing the controversial Jay Treaty... Slave ads...



Item # 697031

May 12, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, May 12, 1796  

* Rare 18th century American publication

All of page 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with a report from Congress: "On the Motion for making Provision for Carrying into Effect the Treaty with Great Britain", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty.
A wealth of ads including 3 for the sale of slaves, or a runaway reward ad.
Four pages, a crease at the center of the first leaf, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's