7 December 2015
JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Document signed (“Th: Jefferson”), as Secretary of State, Philadelphia, 16 February 1792. 3 pages, folio. Signed in printed type by George Washington and John Adams as Vice-president. Docketed in the hand of Samuel Huntington.
JEFFERSON APPROVES AN IMPORTANT CONGRESSIONAL ACT THAT ADDRESSES ONE OF THE VOLATILE OUTSTANDING ISSUES BETWEEN THE NEW UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN, setting forth the ground rules for commercial fishing in American waters. It is titled, “An Act concerning certain Fisheries of the United States, and for the Regulation and Government of the Fishermen employed therein.” A fine Jefferson signature.
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