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[Washington, DC]: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840.. 1840.. Good. - Octavo, printed self-wraps. 13 pages, partially unopened. The first page is stained, foxed & partially detached. The bottom edge of page 6 & the front edge of page 7 are creased & chipped. Several page corners are creased & there is scattered foxing throughout. Good only.
Daniel Jenifer of Maryland, Philip Triplett of Kentucky and Benjamin Jones of Virginia were appointed by the convention of tobacco planters held in Washington on May 1 and 2, 1840 "to memorialize Congress in relation to the high duties and restrictions upon the staple of tobacco in foreign countries". Pages 9-13 consist of a section of tobacco statistics.
Title: TOBACCO TRADE: MEMORIAL OF THE COMMITTEE OF TOBACCO-PLANTERS. May 11, 1840. Referred to the Select Committee on the Tobacco Trade. 26th Congress, 1st Session. Ho. of Reps. Doc. No. 198
Location Published: [Washington, DC]: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840.: 1840.
Book Condition: Good
Seller ID: 17018
Keywords: 19th century., agriculture, commerce, duties, exports, foreign trade, memorial of the committee of tobacco-planters, nineteenth century, report to congress, restrictions on trade, tariffs, tobacco planters, tobacco statistics, tobacco trade