Report of the Committee of Commerce & Manufactures, on the Petitions of Orchard Cook and Abiel Wood, Junr. and of Robert Hooper. 18th December, 1797, read, and ordered to be re-committed to the Committee of Commerce and Manufactures. 29th December, 1797, report made, and committed to a committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next.
[Philadelphia]: [Printed by William Ross], 1797. , 226-232,  pp. 8vo. Removed. First edition. Evans dated it both 1797 and 1798. two petitions both concerning a waving of taxes on spirits, the Orchard Cook and Abiel Wood case claiming the ship was wrecked on an island and the cost of..... More