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drop-title] In Senate of the United States. April 12, 1838. Read, and ordered to be printed, and that 500 additional copies be furnished for the use of the Senate.

White, Hugh Lawson.

Published by Blair & Rives, printers [1838], [Washington], 1838
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Report of the Senate "Select Committee appointed in pursuance of a resolution adopted on the 21st day of February last." Concerns an ethics investigation of Senator John Ruggles of Maine, chairman of the Committee on Patents and Patent Office, for allegedly aiding Henry C. Jones in obtaining a patent for a lock and helping him "procure a contract with the Post Office Department, by which his patent locks and mail pouches or bags to which they might be attached, should be used to secure the mail of the United States in its transportation from one post office to another (p. [1])." Government document: 25th Congress, 2d Session. Senate. 377. 8vo. 69 pp. Removed from a nonce volume; two small holes in inner margin, costing a portion of three or four letters (at most) on some pages. Light foxing. Tear from top margin of pp. 7/8, extending into text but only touching four or five letters. Ink numeral in top right corner of p. [1]. Bookseller Inventory # 14981

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Title: drop-title] In Senate of the United States. ...

Publisher: Blair & Rives, printers [1838], [Washington]

Publication Date: 1838

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