1869 U.s. Constitution Declaration Of Independence Revolutionary War Civil Law For Sale
This sale is for an original 1868EDITIONof "WELLS' ILLUSTRATED NATIONAL HAND-BOOK"byJohn G. Wells.
YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK!!!
It contains a wealth of information connected with the early political history of America.
It includes the invaluable documents of the DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE,the CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, the ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, the Missouri Compromise, the Fugitive Slave Law, Kansas-Nebraska Act,the CONFISCATION AND EMANCIPATION BILL, and more.
It contains several of General George Washington's Addresses, including his Inaugural Address andWASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS presented on September 17, 1796 at theelection of the new President of the United States.
The Address quickly entered the realm of revealed truth. It was for decades read annually in Congress; it was printed in children's primers, engraved on watches and woven into tapestries. Many Americans, especially in subsequent generations, accepted Washington's advice as gospel.
An eloquent quote from theaddress is: "I leave you with undefiled hands, an uncorrupted heart, and with ardent vows to heaven for the welfare and happiness of that country in which I and my forefathers to the third or fourth progenitor drew our first breath."
The book includes a portrait and brief biography of each U. S. President to the time of publication: George Washington, John Adams, THOMAS JEFFERSON, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, ANDREWJACKSON, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James Knox Polk, ZACHARY TAYLOR, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, and Andrew Johnson.
There is also a 52 page chapter dealing with the Reconstruction of the Southern States, with a brief history of each state that seceded.
You will be fascinated with this book as it impresses upon your mind the ingeniousness of these men and how they all contributed to making this country a great nation.
There are also fac-simile illustrations of the Great Seal of the United States and the seals of the then 39 Statesof the Union. It provides a description and history of each one.
The book contains a chart for each of the then currentTwenty Terms of Office, 1789 - 1869,showing the ELECTORAL VOTES for both President and Vice-President of the US.
THIS IS A BOOK FOR EVERY AMERICAN!!!
Published in 1869, it is in GOOD CONDITION forany age and especially to be 144 YEARS OLD!!!ALL PAGES ARE PRESENT!!!and tightly bound with NO TEARS!!! or stray intext markings, other than ownership. Itsmost notableimperfection is the rubbing at the extremities pictured below for your review. It measures 5 1/2" X 8" and is complete with 295 pages. If you are interested in the historical writings of what America's foundation is based upon, you should offer to win this book.
This is a RARE!!!book so...GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!!!
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