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Forty-nine Speeches By Members of the House of Representatives and Senate, 1845-1866.

Lincoln, Abraham, and Many Others

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Forty-nine speeches by members of the House of Representatives and Senate, 1845-1866, bound in chronological order. The speeches deal primarily, first,with the Mexican War, the annexation of Texas, and Congress' authority to prohibit slavery in the terrorities, and, second, with the Civil War, including issues related to slavery. the first group of pamphlets (nos. 1-26) date from 1845 to 1859, the second (nos. 27-49), from 1860 to 1866. Among the latter group is one printing the congressional response to the death of Orlando Kellogg (for whom see below). Number 27 reprints Lincoln's 1860 Cooper Institute speech. Number 34 ooposes admission of UTah as a state. Bound in contemporary half-sheep and brown pebbled cloth. Spine edges and corners rubbed; corners slightly worn. Spine lettered "Speeches." R. C. Kellogg's signature on front pastedown, his signature, with date1867, repeated on second blank leaf at front. Penciled instructions to binder at top of first title page. Embossed stamp of an Albany bookseller and stationer on corner of front flyleaf. Rowland C. Kellogg, the compiler of this collection, was the son of Orlando Kellogg, a U. S. Representative from New York from 1863 to 1865. Rowland served in the New York State Senate. A complete list of the pamphlets is available on request. Bookseller Inventory # 009270

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