Personal Memorials of Daniel Webster
(Lanman, Charles) Compiler

Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Grambo and Co., Successors to Grigg, Elliot and Co., 1851. F 60 pages + extensive, 24-page catalog of publisher's offerings at back. A life of Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852) American lawyer & statesman. "...Webster’s remarkable political, diplomatic, and legal careers were aided by his intellectual brilliance and personal magnetism. He contributed significantly to the concept of American nationality, to the idea of a perpetual Union, to perspectives on economic growth, to a modern legal system, and to the rising importance of the United States in foreign relations..." (Maurice G. Baxter in the ANB) OCLC credits the compiling of these anecdotes and biographical details to Charles Lanman (1819-1895) American author, government official, artist, librarian, and explorer who had been Daniel Webster's private secretary. Cover portrait woodcut of Webster; approx. 6" x 9" size; original paper wrap covers. Binding edge-chipped, soiled; back cover more so, esp. at corners; contents clean and in good condition.. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26312)


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