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AUCTION 24

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JONES, Thomas Ap Catesby. Thos. Ap C. Jones, U.S.N. Letter from Commodore Thos. Ap. C. Jones, Transmitting Sundry Papers in Refutation of Certain Allegations Made against Him; also, a Communication from the Hon. Edward Stanley, in Connexion with the Same Subject. February 22, 1853—Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs [Caption title]. [Washington, 1843]. [1] 2-180 pp. 8vo (23 x 14 cm), modern blue cloth. Scattered light foxing and browning. Very good.

First edition (32nd Congress, 2nd Session, House Miscellaneous 22).

Documents presented in response to the House of Representative’s case against Jones, who landed at Monterey in 1842 and took possession of it before the Mexican-American War had even started. He was indicted on charges of financial irregularities.

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