American Prize Cases From the War of 1812 [Trials]. [Fisher's Prize Cases]. United States, Circuit Court (Third District). Cases Decided in the District and Circuit Court of the United States for the Pennsylvania District, And Also a Case Decided in the District Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Employment of British Licences on Board of Vessels of the United States. Philadelphia: Published by Redwood Fisher, 1813. [iv], -91 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 6"). Stab-stitched pamphlet, untrimmed edges. Moderate toning, occasional light foxing and dampstaining, a few folded corners, small flaws in paper resulting in creases to text block in a few places. $450. * First and only edition. A collection of cases from the War of 1812 concerning applications of international law to captures at sea of vessels suspected of assisting the enemy. The cases are: United States, &c. v. the Brig Tulip and Cargo; United States, &c. v. the Ship Ariadne and Cargo; United States, &c. v. the Brig South Carolina; Asa Hooper Et. Al. v. the Brig Hiram; and a brief note on the Aurora. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 1612.
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