An Oration, in Honor of the Memory of George Clinton, Late Vice-President of the United States. Delivered May 19, 1812, by the Hon. Governieur Morris. Governieur Morris.

An Oration, in Honor of the Memory of George Clinton, Late Vice-President of the United States. Delivered May 19, 1812, by the Hon. Governieur Morris.

New York: Hardcastle & Van Pelt, 1812. With a long section on the Revolutionary War and Clinton's role; some discussion of his time as governor, and then as vice president in 1804, ending with an interesting comment on trade: "must it be imputed as a crime that he, who during eighteen years governed a commercial country, who saw (during one third of that period) the people suffer severely, from want of trade, and (during the other two thirds) a full tide of wealth pour in through the wide deep channels of commerce, that he should question the policy of shutting those channels up .. ?". Small 8vo, disbound, 18pp. Covers marked, toned, but perfectly legible. Internally, fox spotting throughout. Item #16635

Price: $75.00

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