An Address Delivered Before the New York Historical Society, February 23, 1852
Webster, Daniel

New York, N.Y.: Press of the Historical Society, 1852. F 57 pages. One of the last speeches 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) Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" size; no covers; most probably taken from a larger bound volume. Foxing and spotting on beginning and ending leaves; still solidly sewn; in good condition. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26314)


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