MAIL STEAMSHIPS: Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting information in reference to mail steamships, &c., March 23, 1852; [32nd Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 91].

[Washington]: [No-publisher], 1852. First edition. DISBOUND. Executive Document Number 91 petitioning Congress for an increase in subsidies for the Collins Lines, an American steamship company, to transport mail “between New York and Liverpool, between New York and New Orleans, Havana and Chagres, and between Panama and San Francisco and some port in Oregon.” 195 pages total including 85 pages of appendices; illustrated with tables, both full page and in the text. Faint staining to margins and light corner crease to first several leaves, light nicking to fore edge front leaf; otherwise, pages are clean and free from noticeable wear. Evidence of former binding at spine – remnants of blue paper and old leather, as well as grooves where signatures where previously sewn together.
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