MEMORIAL OF G. FURMAN AND OTHER PUBLIC WRITERS, Praying the Passage of an International Law of Copy-right.

By: Congress

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24th Congress, 2d Session. February 20, 1837. A petition of "public writers and friends of literature...have long viewed with regret the existing law of copy-right in the United States, as inconsistent with the spirit of the age, the diffusion of sound knowledge, the interest of American writers, and the rights generally of literary property....Your petitioners therefore pray that your honorable body will pass an act providing for an international law of copy-right with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or in any other way, which to your honorable body may seem meet, securing in the United States to the subjects of said kingdom the rights of property in their literary productions." 3 pp. One and a half pages of names, in two columns. Some addresses included with names. Names include: Gold S. Silliman , John Le Conte, Sam. Swartwout, Elijah Cotton, Josiah Q. Stearns and many more. 3 pp. Foxing on first page. No interference with text, otherwise Very Good +. Disbound but intact.

Title: MEMORIAL OF G. FURMAN AND OTHER PUBLIC WRITERS, Praying the Passage of an International Law of Copy-right.

Author Name: Congress

Categories: U.S. Government Document, England, Law, Ireland,

Publisher: Washington, 1837

Binding: Paperbound

Book Condition: Very Good to Very Good-

Type: U.S. Government Document

Size: Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4"

Seller ID: 003939

Keywords: England, Ireland, Copyright Law, U.S. Government Document, Gold S. Silliman , John Le Conte, Sam. Swartwout, Elijah Cotton, Josiah Q. Stearns, International Law