The Speech of Mr. Ames in the House of Representatives of the United States, when in Committee of the Whole on Thursday, April 28, 1796 ... that it is expedient to pass Laws necessary to carry into Effect the Treaty lately extended between the United States and the King of Great Britain. Ames, Fisher.

The Speech of Mr. Ames in the House of Representatives of the United States, when in Committee of the Whole on Thursday, April 28, 1796 ... that it is expedient to pass Laws necessary to carry into Effect the Treaty lately extended between the United States and the King of Great Britain.

Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1796.

First edition, with half-title. 59 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Disbound, but gatherings still held together by old backing. Some foxing to half title, but overall quite good Evans 29985; Sabin 1302. Item #216656

Ames's speech was one of the most important regarding Jay's Treaty with England, effectively saving it.

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