Washington, DC: 1831-47. Hardcover. Item #22323
Light brown half calf over marbled boards. A collection of twenty-six congressional speeches from the years 1831 to 1847 including: Speech of Mr. Allen, of Ohio, on the Bill to Separate the Government from the Banks; Speech of Mr. Wall, of New Jersey, on the Bill to Separate the Government from the Banks; Speech of Mr. Benton, of Missouri, on the Bill to Separate the Government from the Banks; Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress (for the 22nd and the 26th Congress); Mr. Webster's Second Speech on the Sub-Treasury Bill; Speech of Hon. John A. Dix, of New York, on the Oregon Question; Speech of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, in Favor of Prohibiting Slavery in All Territory Which May Hereafter Be Annexed to This Union; Speech of Hon. Lewis Cass, of Michigan, (on the Mexican War). Also includes Outlines of the Life and Public Services, Civil and Military, of William Henry Harrison, of Ohio. Bookplate and name to front endpapers, list of content in pencil on the flyleaf, some rubbing and edge wear, various degrees of foxing throughout. A very good copy. ; Octavo.