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Speech Of Mr. Burges, Of Rhode Island, On The Tariff

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    First edition of the Speech of Mr. Burges, of Rhode Island, on the Tariff.

    Octavo, 90pp. Bound in marbled boards, cloth spine with title in gilt. Sprinkled edges. Even toning throughout, scattered foxing to first 20 pages. (Sabin 9235) A scarce work.

    Tristam Burges served in the United States House of Representatives from 1825 – 1835. He was strongly in favor of a protective trade tariff and lost reelection in 1834 because he was unwilling to accept a tariff compromise offered by Henry Clay.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Washington DC

    Publisher

    Way and Gideon, Printers

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1828

    Binding

    Hardcover

    Condition

    Very Good

    Author

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