Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Report of the Secretary of State, and sundry documents relative to the requisition for and delivery of Jonathan Robbins; in pursuance of a resolution of this House, of the 4th instant: 7th February, 1800. Ordered to lie on the table.
[Philadelphia]: 1800. 8 pp. 8vo. Removed. First edition. An early extradition case which grew into a firestorm of protest. Thomas Nash, who had participated in a bloody mutiny on a British ship, had escaped the British manhunt for the mutineers, only to be spotted in the United States where he..... More