Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1828. 1st edition. Leather. 1st edition. Volume IV, Part I only. A Very Good copy. 4to., unpaginated, printed in numbered double columns, starting with column 1, and extending to 1472, with a 19 (xix) page index at the rear. 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 #23339
Volume IV, Part I of the Congressional debates published by Joseph Gales. Debates covered in this volume: Public Lands, Imprisonment for Debt, Cahawha Navigation Co., Cumberland Road, Officers of the Revolution, Captors of Philadelphia, Powers of the Vice-President, Vaccination, Tarriffs, Protection of manufactures, Survey Coast of the US, Georgia and Florida Boundary, 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).