EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ASSOCIATION COPY OF THE FINAL SESSION
OF THE FIRST CONGRESS, 1791, ONE OF ONLY 700 COPIES PRINTED
(UNITED STATES CONGRESS). Journal of the Third Session of the Senate. Philadelphia, 1791.
Scarce first edition of the official record of the Third Session of the First United States Senate, with Washington’s State of the Union Address and the text of the 1791 excise law that ultimately triggered the Whiskey Rebellion, this copy a rare association copy from the library of influential Vermont Senator Stephen Row Bradley and signed by him on the front board, notably featuring the act he promoted on Vermont’s admittance to the Union. One of only 700 copies printed, intended only for use by members of government. $7500.