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UNITED STATES. CONGRESS. SPEECHES. Bound volume of fifty-nine contemporary congressional speeches on various aspects of the war. 8vo (23.5 x 15 cm), modern brown library cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Cloth scuffed, corners bent. Except for occasional browning and age-toning, contents very good. Some have contemporary ink signature of congressman Charles Hudson (1795-1881). First item has ink stamp of Cary Library. Titles are paraphrased.


Bell, J.F. Speech to Increase Volunteer Pay and Grant Land Bounties (1847). Garrett & Goodwin, p. 335.

Bowdon, F.W. Speech on Slavery (1847).

Crozier, J.H. Speech in Defense of General Taylor (1847). Garrett & Goodwin, p. 340.

Gentry, M.P. Speech on the Mexican War (1846). Eberstadt 809gg. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 344.

Hudson, C. Speech on the Mexican War (1846). Eberstadt 809rr. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 347.

King, Preston. Speech on the Wilmot Proviso (1847). Eberstadt 809ss

Roberts, R.W. Speech on Slavery (1847). Garrett & Goodwin, p. 355.

Root, J.M. Speech on the President’s Message (1846). Garrett & Goodwin, p. 355.

Seddon, J. A. Speech on Preston King’s Remarks (1847). Garrett & Goodwin, p. 356.

Thompson, Jacob. Speech on Raising Additional Troops (1847). Eberstadt 809z. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 360.

And forty-nine others. Should be examined.


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