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Lot #74
Sold For$900.00(hammer price)
 $1,080.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 29, 2019


Cover a variety of topics of the day. Most published in New England and pertain to elected officials from New England, though an 1820 pamphlet on slavery in Missouri is also included.

1) Speech of the Hon. Daniel Webster, Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, on the 14th January, 1814, on A Bill." 13pp. With period ink markings.

2) "Speech of Mr. Webster, of Mass. in the House of Representatives, on The Panama Mission. Delivered on the 14th April, 1826." (Washington: Davis & Force, 1826).

3) "The Friend of Peace. No. X. by Philo Pacificus" (Boston: Joseph T. Buckingham, 1817). 40 pp. 6" x 9".
4) Pp 41-74 of booklet related to the Treaty of Ghent. 1814.

5) "Speech of Mr. Otis, on the Restriction of Slavery in Missouri. ... 1820". 22pp. 8" x 5".

6) "An Oration, Pronounced at Bridgewater, July 4, 1804, in Commemoration of the Anniversary of American Independence. By Hector Orr ..." (Boston: Gilbert & Dean, 1804). Blue wraps with Hector Orr signatures. 9.5" x 5.75".

7) Samuel Thompson address to the people of the United States on March 27, 1817 in Boston. Highly annotated.

8-9) Two copies of "An Oration, delivered at Dighton, (Massachusetts) July 4th, 1799. In Commemoration of the Independence of the United States of America. By Thomas Andros" (New Bedford: John Spooner, 1799). Page counts differ.

10) "A Word to Federalists and to Those Who Love the Memory of Washington." Dated 1810. 14 pp. Damaged with heavy ink markings.

11) Commonwealth of Massachusetts report dated January 18, 1820. 8pp. Folded and damaged.

12) "An Oration Pronounced at Dighton (Massachusetts) July 4, 1806 By Francis Baylies" (Providence: John Carter, 1806).

13) "Speech of the Hon. Morris S. Miller of the State of New York, on the Army Bill, in the House of Representatives of the U.S., January, 1814" (Georgetown: Robert Alleson, 1814).

14) A sammelband including "The Speeches of Mr. Giles and Mr. Bayard, in the House of Representatives of the Unites States, February, 1802. On The bill received from the Senate, entitled, 'An Act to Repeal Certain Acts Respecting the Organization of the Courts of the United States'" (Boston: Munroe & Francis, 1802).
15) "The Massachusetts Agricultural Repository and Journal Number III Vol. VI" (Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1821).
From the Baylies Family of Dighton, Massachusetts. The family of merchants was highly connected tot he early foundation of the American Revolution and the nascent government that came as a result. Family members served in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress and as ambassadors."

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