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[WENTWORTH, B.; COLDEN, CADWALLADER; AND OTHERS]. - Controversy between New York and New Hampshire, Respecting the Territory Now the State of Vermont.

Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co. [1851]. [1851]. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in plain white wrappers with the title penned in black on the front cover. The covers are soiled and creased along the edges and corners with chipping to the front edges and to the head and tail of the spine. There is a small hole to the front cover. 295 pages consisting of the title and pages [331] through 623, illustrated with a full-page engraved plate depicting Governor Jay, Lieutenant Governor V. Rensselaer, and The Hon. Dirk Ten Broeck, New York's Speaker of the House. Most of the pages are slightly darkened along the edges, with some occasional foxing, although a couple of pages are more heavily darkened and foxed.

Extracted from "The Documentary History of the State of New York: Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State" Volume 4, Number 14.

Papers relating to the controversy regarding grants for lands West of the Connecticut River which were then claimed by both the states of New Hampshire and New York. The dispute led to the establishment of the Vermont Republic, later to become the State of Vermont. Good .

USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.5 | £UK 54 | JP¥ 8204] Book number 35971

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