ORIGINAL BROADSIDE SEAMAN’S CONTRACT,
CONTAINING THE ACT OF CONGRESS FOR THE REGULATION OF SEAMEN, SIGNED IN PRINT BY GEORGE WASHINGTON
(WASHINGTON, George) CONGRESS. Original broadside "seaman"s contract" Probably Boston, 1800.
Original seaman’s contract issued by Master Penn Townsend in 1801 for a voyage of the Brig Rambler from Boston to the East Indies, listing himself, ten seamen a steward and a cook, finished and witnessed by Boston merchant William Shimmin. $2800.