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    [Americana]. Acts Passed at the First Session of the Fifth Congress of the United States of America: Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday the Fifteenth of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Seven, and of the Independence of the United States, the Twenty First. Philadelphia: William Ross, 1797. Krown & Spellman retail: $600. First edition. 8vo. 240, vii, 241-561, 26, iv, [48] pp. Contemporary calf, worn, chipping at head of spine. Browning to most leaves. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    Valuable historical document containing scarce early collection of American legislation.  Over 150 acts of Congress, augmentation of Marine Corps, Treaty with the Cherokee Indians, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the establishment of the post office.



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