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Concord: Luther Roby, 1830. Though His Cause Was Advocated in a Masterly Manner, by the Right Hon. Joseph Almon Clark Pray. By Philandros. Frontis. 168pp., 24mo, 1/2 brown calf, calf and boards rubbed, spine ends lightly worn, pages slightly wavy throughout, a few pages with a few pencil marks in margins, many pages with light foxing, mostly to margins, edges of board corners worn. Concord: Luther Roby, 1830. First Edition Curious self-defense of a New Hampshire minister accused of nearly.....
Washington: Francis Preston Blair, 1834. 24pp. 8vo, disbound, margins browned throughout, foxing to margins of title page. Washington: Francis Preston Blair, 1834. First Edition 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.