French Spoliation: In the Court of Claims. Petition. Filed January 7, 1887.


Editorial: N.p. [1887], N.p., 1887
Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, Estados Unidos de America)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 11 de marzo de 1998

Cantidad: 1
Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 48,65 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 4,29 A Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito


8vo. Self-cover. 7pp. Very good. Outer wrappers faintly soiled and mildly edgeworn. Probable sole edition of this bibliographically-cryptic pamphlet presenting the case of Lefferts W. Lloyd, Catherine W. Mitchell and Samuel F. Engs (each the administrator of the estate of a deceased) versus the United States in this "French Spoliation Claim" -- claims made by U.S. citizens against France, Holland and Spain for ships and goods seized by privateers prior to September 30, 1800, at ports controlled by those countries -- a rather sizeable and definitely bizarre category of strange maritime documents, with claims made by descendants into the 20th century. This particular claim involves John and Abraham Franklin and their ship "Hunter," commanded by William Whitlock. In 1798 she sailed from New York, headed for France and then China, but was captured by a Spanish and then a French privateer -- it all gets hairy and convoluted, but in the end the ship and goods were damaged and the descendants seek $75,000 in damages. N° de ref. de la librería 40498

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: French Spoliation: In the Court of Claims. ...

Editorial: N.p. [1887], N.p.

Año de publicación: 1887

Encuadernación: Paperback

Edición: 1st Edition

Descripción de la librería

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts VISA, MasterCard and Discover cards. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Shipping is additional and will be quoted at the time an order is placed. Illinois residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned pursuant to ABEBooks' policy. We would appreciate a courtesy cal...

Más información
Condiciones de envío:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo PayPal