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Arguing About Slavery : The Great Battle In The Uniter States Congress

by Miller , William Lee

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
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9780394569222
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Hardcover. Near Fine. This is an excellent copy of Miller's masterpiece . He offers an incisive analysis of the arguments of both the slave holders and the abolitionjsts . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover . ISBN : 0-394-56922-9 .
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The Missouri Compromise And Presidential Politics 1820 - 1825

by Brown , Everett Somerville

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Published
1926
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Near Fine
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Missouri Historical Society, 1926. Hardcover. Near Fine. An excellent copy . INSCRIBED by Brown to Randolph Adams . Essential material for understanding the Presidencies of John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson .
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John Quincy Adams Diaries II 1821 - 1848

by Adams , John Quincy

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Published
2017
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Fine
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9781598535228
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The Library Of America, 2017. Hardcover. Fine. Edited by David Waldstreicher . This volume covers the later years of John Quincy Adams' Diary . The entire Diary covers the years from the Revolution to the opening of the debates on the Missouri Compromise . It is one of the most fasinating documents in American political and… Read more
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John Quincy Adams : His Theory And Ideas

by Lipsky , George A.

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Published
1950
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Very Good Plus
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Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1950. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. A very perceptive treatment of Adams . Lipsky leans heavily on Adams' own writings for his analysis . This is a very good copy of the book . The hinges are tight . The interior is clean , no marks . The dust jacket shows rubbing , especially to… Read more
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Justifying Jefferson : The Political Writings Of John James Beckley

by Gawalt , Gerard W.

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Published
1995
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Fine
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9780160484315
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Library Of Congress, 1995. Soft Cover. Fine. As new .These are the important papers of John James Beckley , Clerk of the House of Representatives and close political associate of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson . A prime resource for students of Madisson , Jefferson and the Congress . ISBN : 0-16-048431-6 .
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Stephen a. Douglas : His Life , Public Services , Patriotism , And Speeches

by Carr , Clark E.

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Published
1909
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Very Good
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A. C. McClurg & Co., 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. The hinges are tight . The interior is clean , no marks . Graphics on the front board are bright . overall , an excellent copy .
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Matthew Lyon : " New Man " Of The Democratic Revolution , 1749 - 1822

by Austin , Adeline

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
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9780271002620
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The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first-rate study of one of the most interesting Jeffersonians who paid a dear price for his devotion to liberty . Foreword by Richard B. Morris . SIGNED by Austin . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .
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John C. Calhoun And The Price Of Union : A Biography

by Niven , John

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Published
1988
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Very Good
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9780807114513
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State University Presssy, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good. Foxing to page edges . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .This is a masterpiece by Niven .
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Henry Clay : Spokesman Of The New West

by Mayo , Bernard

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Published
1937
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Very Good
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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. A very good copy of the classic treatment of Clay by Mayo . The binding on the large volume is tight . The interior is clean , no marks except for the name of a previous owner on the first free endpaper . Illustrated . Interesting Frontispiece miniature portrait of… Read more
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John Beckley : Zealous Partisan In A Nation Divided

by Berkeley , Edmund and Dorothy Smith Beckley

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Published
1973
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The American Philosophical Society, 1973. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first-rate study of one of the most important of the early Jeffersonian Republicans . Essentially , he served as staff to Madison , Gallatin and Jefferson while serving as paid staff to the House . This is an excellent copy . Very light wear to the dust… Read more
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Mr. Adams's Last Crusade : John Quincy Adams's Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life In Congress

by Wheelen , Joseph

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Published
2008
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Fine
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9780786720125
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Public Affairs, 2008. Hardcover. Fine. As new . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .
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LBJ : Architect Of American Ambition

by Woods , Randall B.

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Published
2006
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Near Fine
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9780684834580
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Free Press, 2006. Hardcover. Near Fine. An excellent copy of Randall's analysis of Johnson . Refreshing in its careful research , fluent prose and its conclusions about LBJ . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .
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The Best Lawyer in a One-Lawyer Town: A Memoir

by Bumpers, Dale

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Published
2003
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Fine
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9781557287731
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University of Arkansas Press, 2003. Soft Cover. Fine. This is the First Printing of the softcover edition . As new . Still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap .
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LBJ : Architect Of American Ambition

by Woods , Randall B.

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Published
2006
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Fine
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9780684834580
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Free Press, 2006. Hardcover. Fine. As new . First Printing . ISBN : 978-0-684-83458-0 .Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover . A carefully researched and refreshing treatment of Johnson .
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Oration On The Life And Character Of Gilbert Motier De Lafayette

by Adams , John Quincy

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Published
1835
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Fair
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Gales & Seaton, 1835. Soft Cover. Fair. This is the original printing , as authorized by Congress , of Adams' eulogy for Lafayette . Adams gave many great orations during his lifetime and this was one of his greatest . This copy has the original covers . The document is clean , no marks of any kind .… Read more
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The Founders' Constitution , Five Volumes

by Kurland , Philip B. And Ralph Lerner Editors

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Published
1987
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Fine
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9780226463872
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$400.00

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The University Of Chicago Press, 1987. Hardcover. Fine. New books . This remarkable collection pulls together a vast set of materials from the writings of the founding fathers and from their sources . The books are arranged by order of the text of the Constitution from the Preamble to the Amendments . Various Indexes make the documents easy… Read more
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Addresses And Speeches On Various Occasions , Four Volumes and Memoir Of Robert C. Winthrop , One Volume , Complete Set

by Winthrop , Robert C. And Robert C. Winthrop , Jr.

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Little, Brown, And Company. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. Five Volumes . Complete Set . Vol. I , 1835 - 1851 ( Published in 1852 ) . First Printing . Vol. II , 1852 - 1867 ( Published in 1895 ) . Later Printing . Vol. III , 1869 - 1879 ( Published in 1878 ) .First Printing .… Read more
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America's Great Debate : Henry Clay , Stephen A. Douglas , And The Compromise That Saved The Union

by Bordewich , Fergus M.

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Published
2012
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Fine
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9781439124604
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Simon & Schuster, 2012. Hardcover. Fine. As new . First Printing . An excellent copy . ISBN : 978-1-4391-2460-4 . Name of previous owner on first free endpaper . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .
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Defying The Odds : An Independent Senator's Historic Campaign

by Byrd , Harry F. , Jr.

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Published
1998
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Fine
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Privately Published, 1998. Hardcover. Fine. As new . First Printing . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .
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The First Republicans : Political Philosophy And Public Policy In The Party Of Jefferson And Madison

by Brown Stuart Gerry

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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Syracuse University Press, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good. First Printimg . Decorative endpapers . Dust jacket is price clipped . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover .
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