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1 Calhoun, John C. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING A STATEMENT SHEWING THE WHOLE AMOUNT OF MONEYS EXPENDED, BY THE GOVERNMENT, ON THE MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT;...
Washington 1820 Soft Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... "THE NUMBER AND NAMES OF THE CADETS WHO HAVE BEEN EDUCATED THERE, FROM EACH STATE, DISTRICT, OR TERRITORY; TOGETHER WITH AN ESTIMATE OF THE SUMS NECESSARY FOR THE SUPPORT OF SAID INSTITUTION FOR THE NEXT SUCCEEDING THREE YEARS."... [16pp]... Modern green cardstock wrappers with paper title label on front... No. 61... Printed by Gales & Seaton... With 14 folding charts... SIGNATURE OF HENRY MEIGS ON TITLE PAGE... Meigs was congressman at the time of this publication... Leaves are fragile, repairs made, some charts have lower sections detached at the folds, but present... 007829 
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2 Campbell, James. REPORT OF THE STMASTER GENERAL, IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE RESPECTING THE MEASURES TAKEN TO ESTABLISH A DAILY MAIL BETWEEN CERTAIN PLACES ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, AS REQUIRED BY THE 11TH SECTION OF THE 'ACT TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN POST ROADS...
Washington Government Printing Office 1854 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES,' APPROVED AUGUST 31, 1852."... [20pp, 3]... Modern gray paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 31, 33d Congress, 1st session... February 10, 1854... Also included is another government pamphlet bound in and entitled "REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY. IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE, CALLING FOR A STATEMENT OF THE AMOUNTS PAID TO THE OWNERS OF CERTAIN VESSELS SUNK FOR THE DEFENCE OF THE HARBOR OF BALTIMORE, IN 1814."... Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 32, 33d Congress, 1st session... February 14, 1854... 007437 
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3 Clay, Henry. PATENTS - 1828. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TRANSMITTING A LIST OF PATENTS, WITH THE NAMES AND RESIDENCE OF THE PATENTEES, GRANTED FOR THE INVENTION OF ANY NEW OR USEFUL ART OR MACHINE, MANUFACTURES, OR COMPOSITION OF MATTER, ...
Washington Government Printing Office 1829 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
..."OR IMPROVEMENT THEREON, FROM THE FIRST OF JANUARY TO THE THIRTY-FIRST OF DECEMBER, 1828, INCLUSIVE." ... [20pp]... Modern blue paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... Doc. No. 59, Ho. of Reps. State Dept., 20th Congress, 2d session... January 3, 1829... SCARCE... 007443 
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4 Collamer, Jacob. RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES OF THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT. LETTER FROM THE POSTMASTER GENERAL, TRANSMITTING THE REPORT OF THE DISBURSING AGENT FOR 1849.
Washington Government Printing Office 1850 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [29pp, 4, 9]... Modern gray paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 55, 31st Congress, 1st session... March 19, 1850... Includes Ex. Doc. No. 56: "CLERKS AND OTEHR PERSONS. LETTER FROM THE POSTMASTER GENERAL, TRANSMITTING A LIST OF CLERKS AND OTHER PERSONS EMPLOYED IN THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT FOR 1849"... Also includes Ex. Doc. No. 57: "MAIL FAILURES BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND NEW ORLEANS, &c. LETTER FROM THE POASTMAST GENERAL, TRANSMITTING STATEMENTS SHOWING THE NUMBER OF FAILURES OF THE MAIL BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND NEW ORLEANS, AND PROBABLE COST OF RUNNING A DAILY EXPRESS MAIL BETWEEN GRIFFIN, IN GEORGIA, AND MOBILE, ALABAMA."... 007441 
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5 Converse, George L. ABUSE OF THE FRANKING PRIVILEGE.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1881 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [8pp]... Modern binding in blue paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... House of Representatives, Report No. 389, 46th Cngress, 3d session... March 3, 1881... Includes Report No. 390, "THE MONROE DOCTRINE", "Mr. King, from the Select Committee on the Interoceanic Ship-Canal, submitted the following report:..."... [9pp]... 007427 
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6 Fairchild, Charles S. COMPENSATION OF POSTMASTERS. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING SCHEDULES ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR OF THE TREASURY FOR THE POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT FOR COMPENSATION OF POSTMASTERS, READJUSTED UNDER THE ACT OF MARCH 3, 1883,...
Washington Government Printing Office 1887 Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."AND MISCELLANEOUS CLAIMS ON ACCOUNT OF THE POSTAL SERVICE, PAYABLE FROM THE APPROPRIATION FOR 'DEFICIENCY IN THE POSTAL REVENUES, 1885 AND PRIOR YEARS.' "... [143pp]... Modern gray paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 31, 50th Congress, 1st session... December 22, 1887... "Treasury Department, Document No. 1074. Secretary- W.E. & A."... SCARCE... Clean and bright interior... 007436 
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7 Fillmore, Millard. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE RESPECTING THE POSTAL CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN.
Washington Government Printing Office 1853 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [44pp]... Modern dark blue paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 32, 32d Congress, 2d session... February 4, 1853... SCARCE... 007440 
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8 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS FROM JANUARY 1, 1808, TO DECEMBER 31, 1835; PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL, AT RICHMOND. VOLUME X.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1892 Hard Cover Fair - Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [686pp]... Rebacked using original paper covered boards and black cloth spine, black lettering on front cover, original paper title label on spine... Some leaves uncut... Boards darkened from age... Edgewear... Spine ends are worn... Edges of leaves chip easily... 007519 
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9 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS FROM JANUARY 1, 1836, TO APRIL 15, 1869; PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL AT RICHMOND. VOLUME XI.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1893 Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [601pp]... Paper covered boards with black cloth spine, black lettering on front cover, original paper title label on spine... Some leaves uncut... Boards are scuffed, soiled... Edgewear... Hinges are cracked but stable... Clean and bright interior... 007520 
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10 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS FROM MAY 16, 1795 TO DECEMBER 31, 1798; EMBRACING THE LETTERS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF CORRESPONDENCE AND INQUIRY OF VIRGINIA AND THE OTHER COLONIES,... VOLUME VIII.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1890 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... "FROM MARCH 12, 1773,TO APRIL 7, 1775: ALSO THE JOURNAL OF THE COMMITTEE OF SAFETY OF VIRGINIA, FROM FEBRUARY 7, 1776, TO JULY 5, 1776, PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL, AT RICHMOND."... [588pp]... Modern burgundy cloth binding with yellow lettering on spine... Includes Index... Ex-library with usual markings as such... 007521 
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11 Flournoy, H. W. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS, FROM JANUARY 1, 1794, TO MAY 16, 1795, PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL AT RICHMOND... VOLUME VII.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1888 Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [594pp]... Paper covered boards with black cloth spine, paper title label on spine... Clean interior... Some leaves uncut... Includes Index... Edges of leaves are fragile... Spine ends show wear... 007522 
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12 Granger, Gideon. LETTER FROM THE POST MASTER GENERAL, INCLOSING A REPORT STATING THE EXPENSE OF FINSIHING THE PUBLIC BUILDING CALLED "BLODGET'S HOTEL." JANURY 18, 1812.
Washington A. & G. Way, Printers. 1812 First Edition Disbound Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [21pp]... The Blodgett's Hotel was used as a temporary Library of Congress, House and Senate, the committees, the General and City Post Offices and the Patent Office from 1815 to 1819... Granger was an early American politician and lawyer who was appointed as Postmaster Gneral at the start of Thomas Jefferson's presidential term. He is the longest serving Postmaster General as of 2007... Clean interior... From the Stephen R. Bradley Estate... 007195 
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13 Holt, Joseph. REPORT OF THE POSTMASTER GENERAL, COMMUNICATING IN COMPLIANCE WITH A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE, COPIES OF THE CONTRACTS OF DANIEL H. JOHNSON AND CORNELIUS VANDERBILT, FOR TRANSPORTING THE MAILS BETWEEN NEW YORK, NEW ORLEANS, AND SAN FRANCISCO, ...
Washington Government Printing Office 1860 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."VIA THE ISTHMUS, TOGETHER WITH THE CORRESPONDENCE RELATING THERETO."... [44pp]... Modern blue paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 45, 36th Congress, 1st session... May 4, 1860 - May 22, 1860... Clean interior... SCARCE... 007438 
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14 Ingersoll, Charles Jarod. MR. INGERSOLL'S MOTION RELATIVE TO THE GENERAL POST OFFICE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. FEBRUARY 15, 1814.
Washington City. Roger C. Weightman. 1814 First Edition Disbound Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [2pp]... Ingersoll was an American lawyer and Democratic member of the U.S House of Representatives from Pennsylvania... From the Stephen R. Bradley Estate... 007197 
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15 Johnson, Cave. ADDITIONAL ALLOWANCES TO MAIL CONTRACTORS. LETTER FROM THE POASTMASTER GENERAL, TRANSMITTING IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT OF 2D JULY, 1838, SUNDRY REPORTS IN RELATION TO CONTRACTS AND OFFERS MADE FOR CARRYING THE MAILS, &c.,...
Washington Government Printing Office 1848 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
..."WITHIN THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1847."... [70pp]... Modern gray paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... House ofRepresentatives, Ex. Doc. No. 64, 30th COngress, 1st session... May 16, 1848... 007444 
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16 McRae, Sherwin. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS, FROM AUGUST 11, 1792, TO DECEMBER 31, 1793, PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL AT RICHMOND. VOLUME VI.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1886 Hard Cover Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [782pp]... Paper covered boards with black cloth spine, paper title label on spine... Includes Index... Boards are darkened, wear to edges... Some leaves uncut... Weighs approx 4 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007523 
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17 Meigs, Jr. Return. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE POST OFFICE AND POST RAODS, TO WHOM WERE REFERRED SUNDRY PETITIONS AGAINST THE USAGE OF TRANSPORTING AND OPENING THE MAIL ON THE SABBATH; ACCOMPANIED WITH A REPORT OF THE POSTMASTER GENERAL, ON THE SAME SUBJECT.
Washington City. Roger C. Weightman. 1815 First Edition. Disbound Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [6pp]... Light foxing... Uncut... As Is... From the Stephen R. Bradley Estate... 007199 
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18 Multiple. BLAIR & RIVES - POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT. MR. STANLEY, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC EXPENDITURES, SUBMITTED THE FOLLOWING REPORT.
Washington Government Printing Office 1842 Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [10pp, 214]... Modern blue paper wrappers with paper title on front cover... Rep. No. 995, Ho. of Reps., 27th Congress, 2d session... August 15, 1842... Includes Rep. No. 996: "LIEUTENANT COLONEL BRANT."... SCARCE... 007442 
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19 Palmer, Wm. P. and Sherwin McRae. CALENDAR OF VIRGINIA STATE PAPERS AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS, FROM JULY 2, 1790, TO AUGUST 10, 1792, PRESERVED IN THE CAPITOL AT RICHMOND. VOLUME V.
Richmond. James E. Goode, Printer. 1885 Hard Cover Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [709pp]... Paper covered boards, black cloth spine with paper title label... Includes Index... Clean interior... Front hinge cracked... Light foxing on first few leaves... Boards are slightly darkened, edges show wear... 007524 
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20 Tompkins, Daniel D.; S. Van Rensselaer; W. Few; John Ferguson; D. Lynch; Peter H. Schenck. MEMORIAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF DOMESTIC MANUFACTURES. JANUARY 29, 1817. NO. 59.
American Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Manufactures. 1817 Disbound Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [5pp]... 007865 
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