Letter from the Secretary of War, to the Chairman of the Military Committee Upon the Subject of an Additional Military Academy, and a School of Practice

Calhoun, John Caldwell

Edité par Printed By E. De Krafft, Washington, DC, 1819
Etat : Good Couverture souple
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Washington, DC: Printed By E. De Krafft. 1819. F First Edition. S Paperback. Good. Stains, rubbing, browning and/or foxing throughout (chiefly to wrappers, at extremities); some wear to foredges (midsection). 11 pages + folding plate. Upper wrapper title. At head of title: 115 (in brackets). Document delivered to the US House of Representatives, dated January 29, 1819; "Read, and ordered to lie upon the table" (upper wrapper). In original publisher's white cloth tie (somewhat soiled also). Calhoun (1782-1850), South Carolina-born statesman and political philosopher; graduate of Yale (1804), elected to the South Carolina legislature in 1808 and to the US Congress in 1810; supporter of the War of 1812 (even after the Treaty of Ghent); Secretary of War under James Monroe (1817-25) and noted for his improvements in army organization; elected US Vice President (1824, 1828) but soon alienated from Andrew Jackson over the nullification issue; served for a time as Secretary of State (under John Tyler); of further note for his positions on slavery and the Mexican War. N° de réf. du libraire L059781

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Titre : Letter from the Secretary of War, to the ...

Éditeur : Printed By E. De Krafft, Washington, DC

Date d'édition : 1819

Reliure : S Paperback

Illustrateur : 1 Folding Table (rear)

Etat du livre :Good

Edition : F First Edition.

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