Book #71738
Loi Relative Aux Colonies, Avec l'Expose des Motifs qui en Ont. France, Assemblee Nationale Constituante.
Loi Relative Aux Colonies, Avec l'Expose des Motifs qui en Ont...

Loi Relative Aux Colonies, Avec l'Expose des Motifs qui en Ont...

France Grants Suffrage to People of Color Born to Free Parents [France]. [Assemblee Nationale Constituante]. Loi Relative Aux Colonies, Avec l'Expose des Motifs qui en ont Determine les Dispositions. Donnee a Paris, Le 1.er Juin 1791. [Drop- Head Title]. [Paris: De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1791]. [12] pp. Quarto (9-3/4" x 7-3/4"). Disbound, single-column text, large woodcut vignette above title, stamps of National Assembly in red ink and stamped signature of Marguerite-Louis-Francois Duport-Dutertre, minister of justice, at end of text. Moderate toning, light edgewear and soiling, first and final leaves detached, annotation in early hand above vignette. $450. * Grounded in the liberalizing spirit of the French Revolution, this act granting the right of membership in colonial assemblies to people of color born to free parents. OCLC locates 9 copies of this imprint, 3 in North America (American Philosophical Society, Hagley Museum, Northwestern University, University of Michigan). Not in Bissainthe.

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Book number 71738