CONGRESS DOCUMENTS 1839 & 1840

CONGRESS DOCUMENTS 1839 & 1840

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United States House of Representatives

Washington, 1839-40.

bound volume of nearly 1100 pages. end-papers browned. some foxing, heavy in places. some damage to four pages, but overall a good condition hardback in the contemporary full calf binding, with some staining to the lower board 


containing the reports on Commerce and Navigation for 1838 and 1839. Treasury Accounts for the second half of 1838. National Defence and National Foundries report, May 1840. Militia report, June 1840.

the commerce and navigation reports contain a huge amount of statistical information on the trade and shipping of the United States.

the national defence report contains material on the construction of shore defence fortifications, etc. .