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The Ordinance of 1787 and the War of 1861: An Address Delivered before the New York Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion
Book #: 009969

Author: Swayne, Wager
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: C. G. Burgoyne
Place: New York
Year: 1892
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: Signed by Author

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Signed and inscribed on title page to previous owner from the author and dated November, 1901. No date, but 1892. Green gilt stamped cloth over boards, fabric end papers (silk?), color frontispiece map titled "The Old Northwest As Now Divided into States", 90 pages, portrait with tissue of General Rufus Putnam, portrait with tissue of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, photograph with tissue of the house in which Rufus Putnam helped frame the Plan of the Ohio Company, engraved illustration with tissue of Federal Hall, New York City, Appendix (The Ordinance of 1787). Covers soiled, corners and spine ends bumped with some wear, front hinge starting/partially cracked, hinge between first page and verso of title page cracked, interior pages lightly toned. Ex-library (Albany Academy for Girls) with name of school stamped at bottom of title page, call letters on verso of title page, evidence of removal of library pocket on rear free end paper, remnants of tape on lower spine. General Swayne (1834-1902) was a Union Army Colonel during the American Civil War who was the last appointed Major General of Volunteers of the Union army. Swayne received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Second Battle of Corinth. In 1881 he moved to New York City where he set up a law practice specializing in representing telegraph and railroad companies. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Antiquarian & Rare. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 009969.