Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1837. 1st edition. Leather. 1st edition. 2 volume set, comprising Volume XIII, in two parts. A Very Good set. 4to., unpaginated, printed in numbered double columns, starting with column 1, and extending to column2204, with a 264 page appendix, a 38 page supplement, and 16 (xvi) page index at the rear. Bound in matching period full leather, with title and volume on red and black morocco labels on the spines. The boards are lightly worn; with several pulls on the leather, very light soiling. A Very Good set. Very Good. Item #23341
Volume XIII (parts I&II) of the Congressional debates (Dec. 3, 1836-March 3, 1837) published by Joseph Gales. Debates covered in this volume: Admission of Michigan, Texas, Foreign Emigrants, The United States and Mexico, Copy-Right Laws, Pension System, National Currency, Protection of American Seamen, Censure of Mr. Adams, 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).