It would seem likely that Elijah was back in Virginia on 12 March 1842 when a Cumberland County deed recorded Elijah making a transfer of property there to P. Jenkins, and Lawrence Blanton opposed the proof of the will but, upon hearing the testimony of “divers witnesses”, the court ordered that the will be recorded.The protestors were allowed to appeal their case to the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Cumberland County.Film ads that week will try to claim their picture was "the #1 film in America!
A record of Jenkins’ assignment as ward has been preserved. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 25th day of July 1831, in the 56th year of the Commonwealth. On 27 June 1836, Elijah, of Cumberland County, along with his brother William, sister Julia, and Julia’s husband Joseph Jenkins, sold, to Peter T.
This trope covers situations where something seems to be highly praised, and it's relative to an extremely small — or intrinsically awful — group (often a group of one), rendering the praise meaningless.
Sometimes the intent is for the praise to be taken seriously (in which case it becomes a version of the Sharpshooter Fallacy), but the more frequent implication is that there isn't any larger category relative to which it can apply, making it a Stealth Insult (if the backhandedness of the compliment is not immediately obvious) or a form of Damned by Faint Praise (if it is).
Sometimes the joke is that, even in such an incredibly narrow category, the thing being discussed isn't first.
Creators may describe their own works this way as a form of humorous Self-Deprecation; it can also be a way to imply that a work, while bad, at least has a unique premise—it's better than any other of its type because there no other.