Great Senators of the United States Forty Years Ago (1848-1849) with Personal Recollections and Delineations of Calhoun, Benton, Clay, Webster, General Houston, Jefferson Davis, and Other Distinguished Statesmen of That Period. Oliver Dyer.
Great Senators of the United States Forty Years Ago (1848-1849) with Personal Recollections and Delineations of Calhoun, Benton, Clay, Webster, General Houston, Jefferson Davis, and Other Distinguished Statesmen of That Period.

Great Senators of the United States Forty Years Ago (1848-1849) with Personal Recollections and Delineations of Calhoun, Benton, Clay, Webster, General Houston, Jefferson Davis, and Other Distinguished Statesmen of That Period.

New York; (1889): Robert Bonner's Sons. Small Octavo. Item #006794

316, (2)pp. Excellent collection of biographical sketches in the U.S Senate, by the Senate reporter of that time period for the New York Ledger. In doing so, Dyer also gives a sharp account of controversies in 1848-49. An annotated index follows text. Two pages of comments on The Ledger. Bound in dark brown cloth, with black and gilt lettering, and original black endpapers. remnants of bookplate removal and spine label, corners are bumped, edges rubbed. A good copy.

Price: $35.00

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