Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1826. 1st edition. Leather. 1st edition, thus. Volume 2, Part II only. A Very Good copy. 4to., unpaginated, printed in numbered double columns, starting with column 1633, and extending to 2690, with a 144page appendex at the rear, plus a xxxvii page appendix of acts. Bound in period full leather, with title and volume on red and black morocco labels on the spine. The boards are lightly worn; a few pulls on the leather, very light soiling. A Very Good copy. Very Good. Item #23338
Volume 2 of the Congressional debates published by Joseph Gales. Debates covered in this volume: Amending the Constitution, Kentucky Asylum, Mission to Panama, The Judiciary, Revolutionary Officers, Creek Treaty, Impressment of Seamen, Boundary on the Pacific, among others.
Under the title of Annals of Congress, Gales and Seaton published (1834-56, in 42 volumes) the debates in Congress from 1798 to 1824, together with the more important documents and laws, and under the title of Register of Debates in Congress (29 volumes) continued the publication in similar form to cover the years (1824-37).