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Author United States. Congress (4th, 1st session : 1795-1796). House.

Title An act to prevent the sale of prizes brought into the United States, by vessels belonging to any foreign prince or state [electronic resource].

Published [Philadelphia] : Printed by John Fenno., [1796]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 34 x 20 cm.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 49446.
Notes "Passed the House of Representatives, May 12, 1796."
Passed by the Senate with an amendment, and returned to the House on May 31. Consideration of the amended bill was postposed until the next session of Congress but apparently no further action was taken at that time.
With printed lines; printed area measures 24.7 x 12.6 cm.
Not in Evans or Bristol.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 49446).
Notes United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Subject Prize law -- United States.