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Gallatin, Albert:

THE OREGON QUESTION.

New York: 1846 75pp, dbd, lightly spotted, with soiled lower portion of title page. Good+. The U.S. had protracted and heated discussions with England over competing claims to the Oregon territory. Gallatin reviews the history of settlements and the nature of the claims. He "put before the people, as well as the negotiators, the precise merits of the controversy, and powerfully contributed to the ultimate peaceful settlement." Appleton. Howes calls this the "best" edition, borrowing from Eberstadt's identical characterization, although not the first edition, which was published earlier that year in Washington. Howes G25. II Appleton 579. Sabin 26391. Smith 3431. 104 Eberstadt 238. Jenkins Full Howes 948.


Book Id: 10936

Price: $75.00

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