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RARE US HISTORY BOOK

RARE US HISTORY BOOK

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RARE US HISTORY BOOK - "Journal of the Second Session of the Senate of the United States of America, Begun and Held at the City of New York, January 4th, 1790; and in the Fourteenth Year of the Independence of the Said States", New York, Printed by John Fenno, in Maiden-Lane, M,DCC,XC. First printing. (1790). 224pp. (pp.222-224 misnumbered 122-224). Contemporary full calf, boards off but present, worn binding, loss to spine, pencil inscriptions on free endpapers. Minor spotting and toning other than first and last. Very good. The Senate journal of the second session of the first Congress. Per William Reese of New Haven, CT, rare book dealer: "Many important issues were settled in the discussions recorded herein, and many significant moments in the nation's history are treated in depth. Included are the first State of the Union Message, discussions of state surrender of western lands, notices of ratification of the Bill of Rights, and discussions concerning the seat of government and Hamilton's fiscal proposals. A highly important journal describing some of the founding legislation of the United States." NAIP w020579. EVANS 22982.

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