Address of William T. Barry, Postmaster General, to the People of the United States

BARRY, William T.

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Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Francis Preston Blair
Date Published: 1834

Description: 24pp. 8vo, disbound, margins browned throughout, foxing to margins of title page. Washington: Francis Preston Blair, 1834. First Edition

Comments: Author became postmaster general in 1829. Beginning in 1830, Barry was investigated by Congress for corruption. "He was charged with favoritism in making contracts for carrying the mails, with increasing payments to contractors far beyond the published schedules...Barry successfully refuted the charges..." DAB I, page 657. Sabin 3692.

Edition: First
Binding: pamphlet
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 252283


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