A Discourse Pronounced at the Request of the Essex Historical Society.
Unrecorded London Edition Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. A Discourse Pronounced at the Request of the Essex Historical Society, On the 18th of September, 1828, In Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, In the State of Massachusetts. Published at the Request of the Society. London: R.J. Kennett, 59, Great Queen Street; Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, And Wilkins, 1828. 90 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, cancel slip with London publication information affixed to title page. Moderate toning, light foxing to a few leaves, ink library stamp to title page. $125. * Only London edition, identical to the Boston edition but with a cancel slip indicating the publisher on the title page. Joseph Story, born in nearby Marblehead in 1799, was admitted to the bar at Salem in 1801, marking the beginning of a career as one of the great American jurists of the early 19th century. The London edition is unrecorded. No copies of this edition located on OCLC or Library Hub. Not in Sabin, which lists the Boston edition.
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