Charter of the Fellowship Club, instituted at Newport, (R.I.) Dec. 5th, A.D. 1752, and incorporated June 15th, A.D. 1754 : which charter was renewed and altered, by the General Assembly, June 15th, A.D. 1785 : and incorporated by the name of the Marine Society. Marine Society.
Charter of the Fellowship Club, instituted at Newport, (R.I.) Dec. 5th, A.D. 1752, and incorporated June 15th, A.D. 1754 : which charter was renewed and altered, by the General Assembly, June 15th, A.D. 1785 : and incorporated by the name of the Marine Society
Charter of the Fellowship Club, instituted at Newport, (R.I.) Dec. 5th, A.D. 1752, and incorporated June 15th, A.D. 1754 : which charter was renewed and altered, by the General Assembly, June 15th, A.D. 1785 : and incorporated by the name of the Marine Society
Charter of the Fellowship Club, instituted at Newport, (R.I.) Dec. 5th, A.D. 1752, and incorporated June 15th, A.D. 1754 : which charter was renewed and altered, by the General Assembly, June 15th, A.D. 1785 : and incorporated by the name of the Marine Society

Charter of the Fellowship Club, instituted at Newport, (R.I.) Dec. 5th, A.D. 1752, and incorporated June 15th, A.D. 1754 : which charter was renewed and altered, by the General Assembly, June 15th, A.D. 1785 : and incorporated by the name of the Marine Society

Newport, (R.I.): printed by Wm. & J.H. Barber, for the Society, 1819. 8vo, pp. 24; engraved frontispiece by Fairman of Providence (marred by ink stains); full contemporary calf, worn; small blank piece lacking from title leaf; stain on early blank leaves. Contains a list of the members from 1752 to 1819. Sectional title page for Laws of the Marine Society at p. [9]; with several contemporary ink annotations in the margins, including five names added to the membership list at the back. Fairman is not found in Hamilton's Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers. A 1906 Goodspeed catalogue notes of David Fairman (1782-1815) that "this is the only example of the engravers work I have seen. Stauffer says that “none of his work has been found.” American Imprints 48586; Hammett, p. 90; not found in Bartlett. Item #57363

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