JACKSON, Melvin H Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology Number 1.
Title: Privateers in Charleston 1793-1796. no dj.
Publisher:  Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969, 1969
Seller ID: 32772
JACKSON, Melvin H. Privateers in Charleston 1793-1796 : An Account of a French Palatinate in South Carolina. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969. Pp 160. Large 8vo, green cloth.
Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology Number 1.
An account of the role played by Charleston, South Carolina in Revolutionary France's attempts, against all odds, to retain her West Indian possessions. The chief vehicle of this effort was the privateer, and Charleston was pretty much the only port in the western Atlantic from which they could operate.
The author was the Curator of Marine Transportation at the National Museum of History and Technology.
Slightly rubbed, very slightly soiled, else very good. 60.00