President Monroe Tours the Northern and Eastern United States Waldo, Samuel Putnam [1780-1826]. The Tour Of James Monroe, President Of The United States, Through The Northern And Eastern States, In 1817; His Tour in the Year 1818; Together with a Sketch of His Life; With Descriptive and Historical Notices of the Principal Places Through Which He Passed. Hartford: Published by Silas Andrus, 1820. xii, 348 pp. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece. 12mo. (7-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary sheep, rebacked in period style, gilt title and fillets to spine, hinges mended. Light gatoring and rubbing to boards with some loss to edges and corners. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, faint dampstains to a few leaves. Item housed in lightly rubbed cloth slipcase. $150. * Second and final edition. President Monroe's tours in 1817 and 1818 included stops in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Ohio. Waldo's biographical sketch includes a detailed account of Monroe's election and inauguration. This book was first published in 1819. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 101012.
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