SPEECH OF THE HON. JOSIAH QUINCY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES / Delivered the 5th January, 1813, On the bill in addition to the act entitled "An act to raise an additional military force," and for other purposes

By: Quincy, Josiah

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Boston: Printed by John Eliot, Jun., 1813.. 1813.. Good. - Octavo, plain tan wraps sewn with tan cord. The wraps are soiled & chipped with the corners heavily creased. "5" and "T" are printed on the bottom edge of the front wrap. 33 pages. The top inner corner of the last page is stained & there is scattered foxing & staining throughout. The title page is darkened & the remaining pages are partially darkened & their front edges are chipped with some short tears & small pieces out. The top page corners are creased. A good working copy of a fragile pamphlet.

Josiah Quincy's speech concerns the war of 1812. He maintains that the additional military forces are intended for a proposed "conquest of Canada"--a venture which he ridicules as both impossible and inappropriate.

Title: SPEECH OF THE HON. JOSIAH QUINCY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES / Delivered the 5th January, 1813, On the bill in addition to the act entitled "An act to raise an additional military force," and for other purposes

Author Name: Quincy, Josiah

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: Boston: Printed by John Eliot, Jun., 1813.: 1813.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 15020

Keywords: AMERICANA; WAR OF 1812; SPEECH OF THE HON. JOSIAH QUINCY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES; MILITARY; GREAT BRITAIN; CONQUEST OF CANADA; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; PAMPHLET.