Washington: Union Republican Congressional Committee, 1868. Stewart and Nye of Nevada, Delivered in the United States Senate...July 9th and 10th, 1868, on the bill offered by Senator Edmunds of Vermont, to regulate the counting of the Electoral Vote. 8pp. in double columns. 8vo, one sheet folded into 8 pages, light foxing to margins, otherwise very good. Washington: Union Republican Congressional Committee, 1868. First Edition. Speeches that are pro-Republican and pro-Union. The speeches advocate that the Democratic Party is in favor...
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Paris: Chez Buisson, 1792. 2 volumes. 8vo, 1/2 contemporary calf, leather spine labels, spine ends and edges of corners lightly worn on each volume, corners lightly bumped, boards lightly rubbed, small amounts of light foxing to some pages of both volumes. Paris: Chez Buisson, 1792. First French Edition "The serious divisions in the States led Adams to study principles of government....The first volume (of the American edition of this work) appeared in America while the convention for framing a constitution...
Boston: Thomas B. Wait, 1819. Frontispiece of Thomas Jefferson, several folding tables. 500pp. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, red leather spine label, moderate foxing and browning throughout, bottom of spine and front cover lightly worn, edges of corners worn, pages slightly wavy throughout. Boston: Thomas B. Wait 1819. Papers and documents on foreign relations of the Adams and Jefferson administrations. Papers and documents cover the period from April 3, 1798 to October 24, 1803. This edition includes confidential documents. Shaw & Shoemaker 49498.
Washington: Jonathan Elliot, 1829. concerning the Charge of a Design to Dissolve the Union alleged to have existed in that state. To which are now added additional papers illustrative of the subject. 69pp. 12mo, original printed wrappers, light foxing to many pages, otherwise very good. Washington: Jonathan Elliot, 1829. Howes A-68. Sabin 275.
1812. 1 page, 3.5 x 7.75 inches, signed "Tho. B. Adams" -- a war of 1812 purchase order placed by Major George Lewis, possibly for ordinance, November 11, 1812, includes the purchase of 6 sides of negro leather. Near fine condition. Third and youngest son of President John Adams who struggled with alcohol addiction for much of his adult life, dying deeply in debt at the age of 59.