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SUPPRESSION OF POLYGAMY IN UTAH

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1886

Seller ID: 006641

Condition: Very Good-


49th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 2735. June 10, 1886 -- Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed. 10 pp. Also included is Report No. 2735, Part 2: BIGAMY. August 5, 1886 -- Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed. 7 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book, staple marks and creasing along spine edge. Some interior pages are separated and loose from rest of document. Pages are lightly browning al... View more info

SPEECH OF HON. G. CLAY SMITH, OF KY., ON THE CONFISCATION BILL. DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FEB. 5, 1864.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1864

Seller ID: 006647

Condition: Good


"The House having under consideration the joint resolution to amend the act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes, Mr. Smith said:" 8 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, and same edge is creased with small chips. Paper is browning and foxing, but text is easily legible. Document in Good condition. View more info

RHODE ISLAND BRIGADE [To Accompany Bill H.R. No. 769.]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1835

Seller ID: 006699

Condition: Very Good-


23d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 128. February 25, 1835. "Mr. Burges, from the select committee to which the subject had been referred, made the following report: The select commitee to which was referred the memorial of the officers and soldiers of the Rhode Island brigade, their heirs and represetatives, submit to the House the following report:..." 40 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, whic... View more info

BREAKWATER IN DELAWARE BAY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 006718

Condition: Good+


20th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 118. January 30, 1828. "The Committee on Commerce, to which was referred, the resolution of the 24th of December last, directing them to inquire into the expenditure of erecting a breakwater, or artificial harbor, at the mouth of the Delaware Bay, together with certain memorials received from the Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia, the cities of New York and Boston, Wilmington, Delaware, New Haven and Ha... View more info

EMANCIPATION AND COLONIZATION [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 576.]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 006739

Condition: Very Good-


37th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 148. July 16, 1862. -- Ordered to be printed. Report from the select committee on emancipation, as well as an appendix with a Message from the President (Abraham Lincoln) in Relation to Co-Operating with any State for the Gradual Abolishment of Slavery. 83 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge, creasing. Document is browning along edges, foxing marks. Back pages are very b... View more info

CARSON VALLEY, UTAH---ANNEXATION TO STATE OF CALIFORNIA---AND EASTERN BOUNDARY OF CALIFORNIA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1857

Seller ID: 006743

Condition: Very Good-


34th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 116. January 20, 1857. -- Ordered to be printed. Describes the petition of the citizens of Carson Valley, Utah Territory, who were a group of Mormons led by Elder Orson Hyde, and thought to be practicing polygamy. The Committee on Territories sent forth a recommendation for the bill in the House to expand the borders of California to not pass. 2 pp. Disbound government document. Spine edge is creased and ch... View more info

CITIZENS OF GEORGIA -- CLAIMS ON CREEK INDIANS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 006872

Condition: Very Good-


20th Congress, 1st Session, Ho. of Reps., Rep. No. 128. February 5, 1828. Read, and committed to a Committee on the Whole House to-morrow. "The Committee on Indian Affairs, who were instructed, by a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 18th of December, to inquire into the expediency of providing, by law, to carry into full effect, the fourth article of the treaty of the eighth of January, 1821, between the United States and the Creek Indians, so far as... View more info

OFFICERS OF REVOLUTIONARY ARMY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1828

Seller ID: 006896

Condition: Very Good-


20th Congress, 1st Session, Rep. No. 136., Ho. of Reps. February 11, 1828. "Mr. Burges, from the select committee to which the subject had been referred, made the following Report: The Committee to whom was referred the Memorial in behalf of those of the surviving officers and soldiers of the army of the Revolution, who continued in service until the close of the war, report:" 21 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book, chipping and creasing to spine ... View more info

CUMBERLAND ROAD EAST OF THE OHIO [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 830]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1843

Seller ID: 006909

Condition: Good


27th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. No. 278, Ho. of Reps. "Mr. Steenrod, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted the following Report: The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials from citizens of the United States, praying that Congress would complete the Cumberland road east of the State of Ohio, by erecting a bridge over the river Ohio, at the city of Wheeling, in the State of Virginia, make the following report:..." 2 pp. Di... View more info

STATUTES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT, IN RELATION TO THE COLONIAL TRADE: TO WHICH ARE APPENDED THE ACTS OF CONGRESS ON THE SAME SUBJECT

By: House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1826

Seller ID: 006962

Condition: Very Good-


19th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 45. December 19th, 1826. Printed by order of the House of Representatives. 106 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and pin holes along spine edge. Pages are browning, foxing spots, some corners are dog-earred or torn. Text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMISSION CREATED TO DIRECT AND SUPERVISE THE COMPLETION OF THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT. TRANSMITTED TO CONGRESS WITH THE ANNUAL MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT, DECEMBER 3, 1877.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1877

Seller ID: 007010

Condition: Good


Report to Congress explaining the completion of the Washington Monument and plans to strengthen and reinforce the foundation in order to guarantee the completed structure would be stable. 83 pp. Four fold-out drawings and numerous drawings detailing the struction and planned reinforcement. Disbound government document. Spine edge is creased with some small chips, residue from book binding remains. Document page edges are chipped and some pages have small tears, document ... View more info

THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, TO WHOM WERE REFERRED SUNDRY PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, AND THE RESOLUTIONS OF SEVERAL LEGISLATURES OF DIFFERENT STATES, IN RELATION TO THE COLONIZATION OF PERSONS OF COLOR...

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1832

Seller ID: 007076

Condition: Good+


...Have Had All the Said Documents Under Their Consideration, and Now Beg Leave to Report That They Have Not Been Able to Discover, in the Several Petitions, Memorials and Resolutions, to Them Referred, Any Precise and Common Object, Which the Different Applicants Desire Should Be Accomplished, By the Exertion of the Legislative Powers of Congress. In the Senate of the United States. April 28. 1828. 22d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 277. Febru... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, TRANSMITTING A LIST OF CLAIMS FOR DEPREDATIONS COMMITTED BY INDIANS, &c., CALLED FOR BY HOUSE RESOLUTION OF APRIL 30, 1874

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1875

Seller ID: 007077

Condition: Very Good


Indian Depredation Claims. 43D Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 65. January 11, 1875.--Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed. 59 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and chipping to spine edge. Minor tanning to page edges, some foxing spots, few corners are creased, text is easily legible. Document in VG condition. View more info

SUBTERRANEAN TELEGRAPH TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. [To Accompany S. Bill No. 60.]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1854

Seller ID: 007079

Condition: Good+


33d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 5. December 27, 1854. "Mr. Farley, from the Committee on Terroritories, made the following report. The Committee on Territories, to whom was referred the memorial of Hiram O. Alden and Jame Eddy, asking for a right of way through the public lands of the United States, for the construction of a subterranean line of telegraph, for the purpose of establishing telegraphic intercourse between the Atlantic and ... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, ON THE SUBJECT OF THE CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BY EDWARD LIVINGSTON, LATE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH MATTHEW ST. CLAIR CLARKE AND PETER FORCE,...

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1834

Seller ID: 007296

Condition: Very Good-


...for the Collection and Publication of the Documentary History of the American Revolution. 23d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives State Dept., Doc. No. 36. Documentary History of the Revolution. December 24, 1834. Read, and laid upon the table. 98 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding remains along spine edge, spine is also creased and chipped. Paper edges are darkened, corners are bumped, minor foxing to pages. Document in VG- conditi... View more info

FORTY-NINERS: THE CHRONICLE OF THE CALIFORNIA TRAIL

By: Hulbert, Archer Butler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1932

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 007263

Condition: Good


340 pages with bibliography and index. Green cloth covers with faded gilt title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, soiling and darkened edges on both cover faces, scuffing on covers and spine, spine ends are bent and torn. Page ends dirty. Inscription from previous owner on front free endpaper. Front hinge completely broken. Interior pages have some minor foxing, dirt smudges. Book in Good condition. View more info

MR. INGERSOLL'S MOTION RELATIVE TO THE GENERAL POST OFFICE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Ingersoll, Charles

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington City, Roger C. Weightman: 1814

Seller ID: 006770

Condition: Good+


Doc. No. 57. February 15, 1814. Ordered to lie on the table. 2 pp. Disbound government document. Some residue from book remains on spine edge, few chips and creasing. Document pages are browning with foxing throughout, text is easily legible. Pages near separated from each other. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

JOINT REPORT UPON THE SURVEY AND DEMARCATION OF THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA FROM THE WESTERN TERMINUS OF THE LAND BOUNDARY ALONG THE FORTY-NINTH PARALLEL

By: International Boundary Commission

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1921

Seller ID: 006337

Condition: Good


On the West Side of Point Roberts, Through Georgia, Haro, and Juan de Fuca Straits, to the Pacific Ocean. In Accordance with the Provisions of Article VIII of the Treaty Signed at Washington, April 11, 1908. 104 pages with index. Large fold-out map in pocket on back inside cover. Olive cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, cover edges are faded from sun exposure, scuffing/marks to cove... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Transmitting A Letter from Mrs. Madison in Relation to the Publications of Mr. Madison's Notes of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of 1787

By: Jackson, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1836

Seller ID: 003530

Condition: Very Good


Doc. No. 8., 24th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives. Andrew Jackson, President states "I transmit herewith to Congress copies of my correspondence with Mrs. Madison...on the decease of her venerated husband. The occasion seems to be appropriate to present a letter from her on the subject of the publication of a work of great political interest and ability..." Includes text of two letters from D.P. Madison to the President of the United States. One le... View more info

ANDREW JACKSON: THE BORDER CAPTAIN

By: James, Marquis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Literary Guild: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 006565

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


461 pp. Black cloth covers with embossed signature of Jackson's on front and faded gilt lettering on spine. Missing DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, spine discolored, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Pages edges dirty. Maps on endpapers. Gift inscription by author "With pleasure for William Maloney, Marquis James, May 10 '33". Front hinge broken. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info