Letter from the Secretary of State enclosing His Report on the Memorial of Tobias Lear 25th January 1803. Washington: William Duane & Son, 1803. 16pp. Folded wraps. Book condition: Good. Pages untrimmed at top edge. Fore edge a bit chipped. Stain/fading to front and rear wrap. Contents good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Letter From the Secretary of State Enclosing...
Publisher: William Duane & Son
Publication Date: 1803
Binding: FOLDED WRAPS
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Pr. by William Duane & Son, Washington City, 1803. Tobias Lear (1762?1816) was private secretary to General Washington and, in 1802, consul-general of Santo Domingo. Concerns expenses incurred and fees received by him in his official capacity in Santo Domingo. Also mentions his conduct during the slave rebellion that gripped the island and contains an estimate of the damage done to his house and possessions as a result of plundering and fires in the city of Cape Francois. 8vo. 16 pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 5325. Removed from a nonce volume. Light spotting on one leaf. Bottom edges slightly irregular. Seller Inventory # 12159