Beck | James M.

May It Please The Court – Edited by O.R. McGuire, of the Virginia Bar

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    Octavo, xx, 511pp. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Light wear at edges. Signed by the author, James M. Beck on the half title: “To my friend, R. Allan Stephens Esq, with regards, James M. Beck. Oct. 8, 1931.”

    Comments: James M. Beck (1861-1936) was a politician from Philadelphia, member of the Republican Party and Solicitor General of the United States. He was appointed Solicitor General in 1921 by President Warren G. Harding. During World War I, he was a strong opponent of the German government, writing numerous books and speaking out against the regime. Those books included The Evidence In The Case (1914) and War and Humanity (1916). After his time as Solicitor General, he was elected to congress, representing Pennsylvania. During his time in congress, he moved to repeal the Eighteenth Amendment (Prohibition) and actively opposed Roosevelt’s New Deal legislation.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Atlanta

    Publisher

    The Harrison Company

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1930

    ISBN
    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Near fine

    Jacket Condition
    Author

    Beck | James M.