Adams, John [1735-1826]. Observations on the Commerce of the American States with Europe and the West Indies; Including the Several Articles of Import and Export. Also, an Essay on Canon and Feudal Law. To Which is Annexed, the Political Character of the Said John Adams, Esquire; By an American. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Robert Bell, 1783. Reprint. New York: Research Reprints, . 77, [i] pp. Hardcover.Original cloth, minor shelfwear, internally clean. $10. * This edition collects two important pamphlets by Adams. Observations (1783) argues that direct trade should be allowed between the West Indies and the American states. The Essay on Canon and Feudal Law (first published in 1768) is a powerful argument against parliamentary authority that defends colonial opposition to the Stamp Act.
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