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American Political Speeches, Sammelband Volume, c. 1850.

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Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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American Political Speeches, Sammelband Volume, c. 1850.
Collection of approximately twenty-five works, mostly speeches from the late 1840s to mid-1850s, mainly concerned with the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and related issues, also the Mexican Treaty, land grants for the railroads, some budgetary issues troubling the state of Virginia, the Fugitive Slave law, the Wilmot Proviso, the abolition of slavery, and other issues, mostly delivered by members of the House of Representatives, including Stephen Douglas, Truman Smith, Hunter, Breckenridge, Millson, Disney, and others; all bound together in contemporary half leather, some publications browned or spotted, some either issued without proper title pages, or lacking them, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

1) A Bill to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas, and the Report of the Committee on Territories. In the Senate of the United States. January 4, 1854. Mr. Douglas made the following Report. [To accompany Bill S. 22.] [No title] 4 leaves

2) Speech of Hon. S.A. Douglas, of Illinois, In The Senate, January 30, 1854. On the Nebraska Territory. Washington: Printed at the Sentinel Office, 1854. 15 pages.

3) Speech of Truman Smith, of Connecticut, on the Nebraska Question. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 10 and 11, 1854. Washington: Printed by John T. and Lem. Towers, 1854. 23 pages.

4) Speech of the Hon. R.M.T. Hunter of Virginia, in the United States Senate, February 24, 1854, on Nebraska and Kansas. Washington: Printed at the Sentinel Office, 1854. 15 pages.

5) Nebraska and Kansas. Speech of Mr. Breckinridge, of Kentucky, in the House of Representatives, March 23, 1854, Delivered in the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. [No title- verso of last leaf: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office] 8 pages.

6) Nebraska and Kansas. Speech of Mr. Millson, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, March 23, 1854, Delivered in the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. [No title: verso of last leaf: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office] 8 pages.

7) Speech of Hon. D.T. Disney, of Ohio, Delivered in the House of Representatives, April 27 and June 7, 1854, on the Disposition of the Public Domain. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Office, 1854. 15 pages.

8) Disposition of the Public Domain. Speech of the Hon. S.H. Rogers, of N. Car'a, in the House of Representatives, April 28, 1854. [No title: verso of last leaf: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office] 7 pages.

9) Speech of Hon. A.E. Maxwell, of Florida, in Favor of Grants of Public Lands for Railroads. Delivered in the House of Representatives, Jan. 24, 1854. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1854. 8 pages.

10) Speech of Hon. J.M. Mason, of Virginia, on the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, March 14, 1853. [No title: verso of last leaf: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office] 8 pages.

11) The Inauguration of Mills's Equestrian Statue of Andrew Jackson, at Washington, January 8, 1953. [No title, no imprint] 2 pages.

12) Oration of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, on the Inauguration of the Jackson Statue. January 8, 1853. [No title, no imprint] 8 pages.

13) New York Democratic Difficulties. Speech of Mr. Smith, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, January 26, 1854, Upon the controversy agitating the Democratic Party of the State of New York. [No title, no imprint] 7 pages.

14) Speech of the Hon. Thomas S. Bocock, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, June 27, 1854, on the Mexican Treaty. Washington: Printed by A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854. 14 pages.

15) Speech of the Hon. Thos. S. Bocock, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, March 30, 1854, on the Increase in the Navy. Washington: Printed at the Sentinel Office, 1854. 11 pages.


16) Speech of Mr. Truman Smith, of Connecticut, on Removals and Appointments to Office. Delivered in the Senate of the United states, March 21 and 23, 1850. [No title: foot of first leaf-Towers, printer-Price $2 00 per hundred.] 31 pages.

17) Speech of Hon. C.J. Faulkner, of Virginia, on the Compromise-Presidency-Political Parties. Delivered in the House of Representatives, August 2, 1852. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1852. 15 pages.

18) Speech of the Hon. Thomas H. Bayly, of Virginia, on the Finality of the Fugitive Slave Law. In the House of Representatives, May 25, 1852. [No title: verso of last leaf: Printed at the Globe Office, Washington] 8 pages.

19) Speech of Thomas Wallace, Esq., of Petersburg, on the Bill Authorizing a Loan of State Bonds to the South Side Railroad Company, Delivered in the House of Delegates, January 20 and 21, 1853. [Half-title with no imprint, words of title struck out by hand, inscribed in pencil on tp: To John Staples, I wish you to read this tho it was delivered 10 yrs. ago.] 22 pages.

20) [DOC. NO. LXXVII.] Joint Statement Made by the First and Second Auditors Relative to the Debt of the State of Viriginia. 1852-3. [No imprint] 15 pages.

21) DOC. No. XVII. Thirty-eighth Annual Report of the Board of Public Works to the General Assembly of Virginia, with the Accompanying Documents. 1854 [No imprint] xxviii pages.


22) DOC. NO. XXIII. Report of the Committee of Finance and Claims, on the Debt, Resources, Revenue and Expenditure of the Commonwealth of Virginia. [No imprint] 15 pages.

23) A Brief Examination of the Scripture Testimony on the Institution of Slavery, in an Essay, first published in the Religious Herald, and republished by request: with Remarks on a Letter of Elder Galusha, of New York, to Dr. R. Fuller, of South Carolina: By Thornton Stringfellow. [No title: foot of last leaf of text: Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, for the Publishers. New edition, 1850] 32 pages.

24) A Review of the Defence of General Cass's Course on the Wilmot Proviso. [No title: foot of last leaf: Towers, printer, Washington] 8 pages.

25) Life of General Scott. "Hail to the Chief who in triumph advances." [No title, woodcut of a mounted Scott on tite; 25 woodcuts total; imprint at foot of last leaf: New York: A.H. Jocelyn, Engraver and Electrotyper of Wood-cuts, 64 John-Street, no date] 32 pages, edges trimmed close, loss of edges of letters on two leaves.

26) Life of George Mifflin Dallas, Vice President of the United States. Philadelphia: Times and Keystone Job Office, No. 32 South Third Street, 1847. Title torn away with loss of the word, "Life." 18 pages, incomplete at the end.

27) Speech of Hon. Henry Bennett, of New York, on Equal Grants of Land to the Several States for Public Purposes. Delivered in the House of Representatives, July 5, 1854. [No title, no imprint] 16 pages.



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House of Representatives, Breckenridge, Stephen Douglas, Truman Smith, Kansas, Virginia

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