Philadelphia: William Ross, 1797. 8vo (8 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.). 561; 26 (Constitution); iv, Table of Contents;  index. Contemporary American sheep, blind tooled outer border, red morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: Needham (ink inscription on front flyleaf). A very good copy in original condition, some foxing, I3 with internal closed tear, binding with some wear, but in entirely unsophisticated condition. Item #404130
FIRST EDITION, the complete record of the Acts passed at all three sessions of the Fifth Congress. Among them are notably the Alien & Seditions Act and the act to establish the Marine Corps. Evans 32951; ESTC W14656.