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Alexander Hamilton, William Peter Van Ness, George Caines

Speeches and Alexander Hamilton Against Harry Croswell

G. & R. Waite



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First-edition book of speeches on the libel case against Harry Croswell.

  • Alexander Hamilton (American).
  • William Peter Van Ness (American).
  • George Caines (American).
  • The Speeches at Full Length of Mr. Van Ness, Mr. Caines, the Attorney-General, Mr. Harrison, and General Hamilton, in the Great Cause of the People, Against Harry Croswell, on an Indictment for a Libel on Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States.
  • New York: G. & R. Waite, 1804.
  • 78, [2] pages.
  • Octavo.
  • Disbound paper.

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Scotch tape along spine with an additional horizontal piece along both head and tail of spine.

Water-stained with tide mark extending along entire lower and fore edge.

Most pronounced along first 10 pages.

Ex-Library of Congress copy with their perforated mark at the foot of the title page, page 77, and also with two stamps to verso of title page, both covered in ink and lightly bleeding through title page.

Small clip off of rear wrap.


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