FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SECOND CONGRESS, 1791,
WITH RARE EARLY PRINTING OF WASHINGTON’S ANNUAL MESSAGE,
CITING PASSAGE OF THE BILL THAT TRIGGERED THE WHISKEY REBELLION
UNITED STATES CONGRESS. Journal of the Senate of the United States of America. Philadelphia, 1791 [i.e. 1792].
First edition of the official record of the First Session of the Second Congress convened in Philadelphia in 1791, with an early printing of Washington’s October 25th Annual Message to Congress and marking “the emergence of what could for the first time be clearly discerned as an opposition” to Administration policies, one of only 700 copies printed. $4500.