His Majestys of Sweden Ordinance and Edict about Fees for Awards, Decrees and other Writings, Contracts, and Attestations Relating to the Office of Justice in the Island of St. Bartholomew in the West Indies. Given at the Palace of Stockholm the 2 of May 1797. Stockholm, Tryckt i Kongl. Tryckeriet, 1797.
Folio broadsheet. Size: 42 x 54 cm. As issued, uncut, old fold along centre. A very good copy. Printed in three columns in English, French and Swedish respectively. A broadsheet concerning the administration of the Island of St. Bartholomew, a Swedish colony between 1785 and 1878 (The Swedish West India Co. was founded in 1786). Comprises fees for different awards, citations, donations, certificates, translations, "journeys into the country", "entering a sea protest", "maritim passports", etc. and finally stating: "For all these above mentioned articles the poor pay nothing".
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