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REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF NAVIGATION TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY. 1895

By: N/A

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1895

Seller ID: 001231

Condition: Good +


Full tan leather. Spine with 3 leather labels with gilt lettering. Three thick labels in Red Leather: House Documents Vol.33; in Brown Leather: No.28, Pt. 1 Navigation Report 1895, No. 28 Pt. 2 Navigation Laws and in Black Leather: 54th Congress, 1st Session 1895-96. at spine base stamped in black:3400. Leather soiled and scuffed. Front spine gutter showing signs of wear 1/2" from top. Bookplate from University of North Dakota Library on front endpaper.Hinges looseni... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES INTO THE UNITED STATES

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006157

Condition: Good+


Doc. No. 36. January 7, 1820. Read, and ordered to lie on the table. 7 pp. Disbound government document. Pages are separated, but document is complete. Document is browning and has foxing, but text is easily legible. Spine edge is chipped and has small tears. Some page edges are uncut. Overall document in Good+ condition. View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHICH WAS REFERRED SO MUCH OF THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE AS RELATES TO THE SLAVE TRADE

By: Congress

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1821

Seller ID: 005228

Condition: Good +


A report of the Secretary of State, and enclosed documents, relating to the negotiation for the suppression of the Slave Trade. Read, and ordered to lie upon the table, February 9, 1821. Disbound government document. 88 pp. Hole (silverfish?) on side edge going in 1/2" of side margin, but ends well before text. Water stains, browning and minor foxing, but does not interfere with the text. Residue from book spine remains on side of document. Overall document in... View more info

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHOM WAS REFERRED SO MUCH OF THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, OF THE 7TH OF DECEMBER LAST, AS RELATES TO THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE

By: Congress

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1825

Seller ID: 006710

Condition: Very Good-


18th Congress, 2nd Session, Doc. No. 70. February 16, 1825. Read, and committed to the committee of the whole House on the state of the Union. "With great promptitude, and in accordance with this agreement, such an act was passed, declaring the African slave trade to be piracy, and annexing to it the penalty denounced against this crime by the common law of nations." 25 pp. Disbound government document, string-tied together with white paper cover over spine. Docu... View more info

REMARKS ON BISHOP HOPKINS' LETTER ON THE BIBLE VIEW OF SLAVERY

By: Drisler, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1863

Seller ID: 005224

Condition: Very Good


Dr. Henry Disler, who is considered the first dean of Columbia College, was firmly against slavery and wrote this refutation of Episcopal Bishop John Henry Hopkins' book "The Bible View of Slavery." 20 pp. Water stain on top corner of document, and paper wrap has small tear along edge. Some minor foxing, but it does not interfere with text. Document in Very Good condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE PROPOSED EMPLOYMENT, IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIAN COLONIES, OF FREE BLACKS FROM THE UNITED STATES

By: Fillmore, Millard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Hamilton, Print.: 1852

Seller ID: 005376

Condition: Very Good


32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 29. British West Indies. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed. January 13, 1852. 4 pp. Disbound government document in VG condition. View more info

KANSAS CONSTITUTION

By: House of Representatives

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1858

Seller ID: 006150

Condition: Very Good


35th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 377. May 11, 1858 -- Ordered to be printed. ..."'concerning the constitution framed at Lecompton, in the Territory of Kansas, by a convention of delegates thereof, and the papers accompanying the same,' with instructions 'to inquire into all the facts connected with the formation of said constitution, and the laws under which the same originated; and into all such facts and proceedings as have transpi... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING, IN OBEDIENCE TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF THE 31ST ULTIMO, INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE ILLICIT INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES INTO THE UNITED STATES

By: House of Representatives

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006156

Condition: Very Good


With a Statement of the Measures Which Have Been Taken to Prevent the Same. Doc. No 42. January 13, 1820. Read, and ordered to lie on the table. 12 pp. Stiff gray paper covers. Light rubbing to edges, creasing to spine edge. Document is browning and has foxing from age, but text is easily legible. Uncut edge to title page. Document in VG condition. Important people mentioned within document include Secretary of the Treasury Wm. H. Crawford; Speaker of the House... View more info

REPORT OF MR. KENNEDY, OF MARYLAND, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEMORIAL OF THE FRIENDS OF AFRICAN COLONIZATION, ASSEMBLED IN CONVENTION IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, MAY, 1842.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $215.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales and Seaton: 1843

Seller ID: 006253

Condition: Good


To Which is Appended, a Collection of the Most Interesting Papers on the Subject of African Colonization, and the Commerce, Etc., of Western Africa, Together with all the Diplomatic Correspondence Between the United States and Great Britain, on the Subject of the African Slave Trade. African Colonization -- Slave Trade -- Commerce. 27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 283. February 28, 1843. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. 1088 ... 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

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

AFRICAN SLAVE-TRADE

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Blair & Rives, Print: 1844

Seller ID: 006768

Condition: Very Good


28th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 469. May 4, 1844 -- Read, and laid upon the table. "Report: The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of the American Colonization Society and others, respectfully report:..." 5 pp. Disbound government document. Blank back page. Chipping along spine edge. Creasing to bottom page corners. Browning along page edges, some foxing marks. Document in VG condition. View more info

INDEMNITIES FOR SLAVES ON BOARD THE COMET AND ENCOMIUM (To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 483)

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1842

Seller ID: 006769

Condition: Good+


27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 242. June 10, 1842. Laid before the House by the chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed. 5 pp. Blank back page. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, some creasing. Front page is slightly separated from rest of document. Heavy foxing/browning on pages, text still easily legible. Corners creased. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

RESOLUTIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE OF VIRGINIA, RELATIVE TO SLAVERY AND THE "WILMOT PROVISO"

By: House of Representatives

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tippin & Streeper: 1849

Seller ID: 006789

Condition: Good+


Slavery. 30th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Miscellaneous No. 56. February 26, 1849. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Pages separated from each other. Chipping, small pin holes and creasing along spine edge. Some small foxing spots, pages browning along edges. Lower corner creased. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

MEMORIAL OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS, UPON THE SUBJECT OF THE FOREIGN SLAVETRADE

By: House of Representatives

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Globe Office: 1840

Seller ID: 006980

Condition: Very Good-


26th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 211. May 18, 1840. Referred to the Committee on Commerce. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Information about the African slaves landing on the coasts of Brazil, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Chipping and creasing to spine edge, browning to other page edges. Pages are starting to separate. Document is VG-. 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

SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO. [TO ACCOMPANY BILL H. R. NO. 64]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1860

Seller ID: 007374

Condition: Good+


36th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 508. May 10, 1860.--Ordered to be printed. "The Judiciary Committee, having had under consideration the bill referred to them entitiled 'A bill to repeal all acts of the legislature of New Mexico authorizing slavery or i nvoluntary servitude, except as punishment for crime,' report the same back to the House of Representatives, with an amendment that the same pass, and that it be put upon its passage;.... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 006741

Condition: Very Good


37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. June 10, 1862 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. Copy of treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom to outlaw the slave trade conducted on the coast of Africa. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, small chips to spine edge. Pages are browning along edge, some foxing marks, top corner is creased. Document in VG condition. Scarce. View more info

A BAKE-PAN. FOR THE DOUGH-FACES.

By: Marsh, Leonard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Burlington, Vermont, C. Goodrich: 1854

Seller ID: 006149

Condition: Good -


By One of Them (Attributed to Leonard Marsh). Essay written about slavery, particularly focused on the northern United States. 64 pp. Paper wraps with image of a face in a pot over a burning fire on front. Document in Good- condition with browning to page edges, chipping to corners and edges, creasing and small tears. Areas of spine exposed. Mild foxing throughout document. Pages unevenly cut, which causes the tears and chipping. Text easily legible and not affec... View more info

THE UNION PRESERVED, OR THE LAW-ABIDING CHRISTIAN.

By: McKinney, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, William F. Geddes: 1851

Seller ID: 005225

Condition: Good -


"Let the sentiments of sober-minded men throughout the community, and the fixedness of Christian principle in our various churches by duly known, and agitators, whether at the North or South, will grow calm, and good men who may be entrusted with public affairs, will be encouraged." 27 pp. Disbound with paper wraps. Mold on front pages, foxing and browning throughout document. Top corner of front page has been torn away. Overall document in Good- condition. View more info