Tripoli. First War with the United States. Inner History. Letter Book and Last Letters from Tunis. JAMES LEANDER CATHCART, J B. CATHCART.
Tripoli. First War with the United States. Inner History. Letter Book and Last Letters from Tunis

Tripoli. First War with the United States. Inner History. Letter Book and Last Letters from Tunis

LaPorte, Indiana: Herald Print, (1901). First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. viii, 355 pp. Illustrated with a page of black & white reproductions of portraits following title page. Good only, in original cloth, titled in gilt on spine. Heavily mottled; embossed ownership stamp to title page. Item #32748

James Leander Cathcart (1767-1843) was U.S. Consul to Tripoli & Tunis at the turn of the century. He was a sailor, a slave (in Algiers for 11 years), and a diplomat; having immigrated to the United States from Ireland, he served as a privateer in the American Revolution at 12 years old. Very scarce.

Price: $400.00