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1822. 40pp. 8vo, later 3/4 roan, spine and edges of corners worn, some pages with foxing, mostly to margins, page margins uncut. N.p., (Montpelier?), 1822. First Edition Heman Allen, the plaintiff, was awarded $4500.00 in damages from the defendants, Silas Hathaway and Uziel Pierson. The case was heard before the Vermont Supreme Court. Silas Hathaway petitioned the legislature of Vermont to grant him a new trial after the Vermont Supreme Court denied his request. Heman Allen argued that if the.....
New York: Appleton, 1868. 3 vols., thick short 4to, 3/4 contemporary brown morocco, marbled boards; (dampstain to t.p. and frontispiece of one volume; some foxing to 2 vols., boards have some wear). New York: Appleton, 1868, 1869. Very good (+). Volumes III, IV, and V encompassing the years 1863, 1864, 1865. "Encyclopedic yearbooks for each year of the war: excellent for congressional summaries, and still a most useful tool." Civil War Books II, p. 3.
Compiled by a Member of the Philadelphia Bar. viii, 531pp. 8vo, contemporary calf, leather label; (rubbed, otherwise very good). Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas, 1836. First Collected Edition. Collection of speeches mostly delivered in the House of Representatives and the Senate on important bills by members of Congress. Four are by Patrick Henry on the adoption of the Constitution by Virginia. Other speeches are by Edward Livingston, John Randolph, Gouverneur Morris, John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, and others. Sabin 11173...
New York: Da Capo Press, 1969. Edited by Seth Ames. 442pp. 8vo, green cloth, corners lightly bumped, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Da Capo Press, 1969 Pages 3-91 contains the text of four speeches. The rest of the text are essays, most of which are political. From the library of Wendell Garrett with his ownership signature.
Boston: John Folsom, 1794. 227pp. 12mo, disbound; (last page loose and chipped with some loss of text, light foxing). Boston: John Folsom, 1794. First American Edition. "Both Swift and Pope ascribe this (work) to Arbuthnot...It is an ingenious and lively attack upon the war policy of the whigs; and, if it wants the force of Swift's profounder satire, it is an admirably effective and still amusing party squib." DNB I, p. 535. Evans 26574.