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MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS

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MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS
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Richardson, James D. [editor]. A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS, 1789-1897. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF CONGRESS. VOLUMES IV-X. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1897-99. Seven volumes. 8vo, original matching brown cloth, gilt, decorated in blind. vi, (2), 690; vi, (2), 672; vi, (2), 758; vii, (1), 640; vi, (2), 852; vi, (2), 801, (1); v, (3), 677, (3) pages; 4 + 5 + 3 + 3 + 4 + 2 + 3 fine steel plate engravings. Final volume [appendix and index] with some loose signatures, otherwise a near fine set with few problems. A most important compendium of presidential writings. The well-illustrated volumes here present cover the administrations of William Henry Harrison through the second term of Grover Cleveland. The final volume comprises a useful index.