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A Collection of 30 Printed Speeches and Addresses delivered by Lewis Cass, longtime 19th Century US Senator from Michigan concerning the important events of his day.

np (Washington DC) nd (1830s - 50s Each approximately 8.5 x 5.5, removed, worn, toned, some foxed, edges rough, soiled, couple stained, several duplicates, some detachments, else a good, usable lot. Contains much on Oregon Territory & the 49th Parallel, California, slavery and Kansas/Nebraska, Mexican War (Wilmot Proviso), British bullying, etc.; includes letter from the Secretary of War (he was Jackson's) concerning Indiana's Harbor at Trail Creek, with two identical map present; also three copies of Cass' speech in the Senate on the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty (concerning a proposed canal in Nicaragua), a couple on Cuba, etc. Interesting lot. Cass was a War of 1812 hero, Territorial Governor of Michigan, Secretary of State for Buchanan, Ambassador to France, and the Democratic nominee for the Presidency in 1848. Fantastic but fragile collection.


Book Id: 97-4165

Price: $650.00

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