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Addison, Henry:

AN ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF GEORGETOWN, BY...MAYOR, IN REPLY TO A MALICIOUS ASSAULT WHICH WAS MADE UPON HIM BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE METROPOLITAN RAILROAD CO., IN THIS LATE ROPORT [!] TO STOCKHOLDERS.

Alex. L. Settle, Printer, Georgetown: 1855 34pp, disbound, loosened, light dustsoil, light to moderate wear. Good+. A scarce and interesting pamphlet on the history of Washington, D.C. Mayor Addison denounces the Railroad's perfidy. "Without a dollar being subscribed by the Corporation of Washington city-- without a dollar from Congress, and without a dollar from the counties of Maryland, through which the road was to pass, the Corporation and citizens of Georgetown were called upon to furnish money to commence and make a road which was to cost millions!" Addison trains his sights on the Road's officers and stockholders. FIRST EDITION. Bryan 2. OCLC 10677513 [5] [as of February 2015]. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 18308

Price: $375.00

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