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Urquhart, David:

THE RIGHT OF SEARCH: TWO SPEECHES BY...(JANUARY 20 AND 27, 1862.) SHOWING IN WHAT IT CONSISTS. HOW THE BRITISH EMPIRE EXISTS BY IT. THAT IT HAS BEEN SURRENDERED UP. WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON LORD DERBY'S PART THEREIN.

March,, London: 1862 113, [1 adv.] pp. Disbound, with old institutional rubberstamps on first and last page. Else a clean text. Good+. Urquhart denounces the British government for enduring insults occasioned by American violations of international law in the course of stopping and searching British vessels on the high seas during the Civil War. The Trent affair and other outrages are reviewed, with elaboration of earlier historical events, judicial cases, treaties, and other learned precedent. I Nevins 275. Not in Harv. Law Cat., Sabin, Marke, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 18100

Price: $175.00

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