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    Eight Volumes from Folwell's
    Journals of Congress

    Journals of Congress: Containing Their Proceedings. Philadelphia: Folwell's Press, 1800-1801. Eight quarto volumes from a thirteen volume set. Volume II: January 1, 1776, to December 31, 1776. Volume III: January 1, 1777, to January 1, 1778. Volume: IV January 1, 1778, to January 1, 1779. Volume V: January 1, 1779, to January 1, 1780. Volume VII: January 1, 1781, to November 2, 1782. Volume VIII: November 2, 1782, to November 1, 1783. Volume IX: November 3, 1783, to June 3, 1784. Volume XII: November 6, 1786, to November 5, 1787.
    Each book bound in full sheepskin with blind stamped volume number and red morocco title label on spine. Holograph ink ownership signature of "A.S. Tidball" on front free endpaper of each volume. Boards rubbed and scuffed resulting in surface loss; spines darkened, soiled, cracked and torn, some with losses at head and foot; cracked joints; cracked hinges, pages browned, foxing, occasional soiling and dampstaining, pages lightly cockled, minor tears, title page and following page in Volume II coming loose, few small holes or tracks from biopredation not affecting text, occasional holograph annotations, else in good condition.
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    A total of four hundred sets were printed by Richard Folwell under the direction of the Congress. The printed resolution to do so, approved by President John Adams and adorned with an eagle, appears on the page following each title page.



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