Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1826. 19th Cong., 2d Sess. SD1. [bound with] DOCUMENTS ACCOMPANYING THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE NINETEENTH CONGRESS. Washington: 1826. 516, 140 pp. Many folding tables. Disbound, Very Good.
A thorough picture of the U.S. Army and other functions of the War Department, after reduction to the Peace Establishment in 1821. The documents and tables show the strength of the army, distribution of troops, number of men enlisted, expenditure of funds, location and description of posts and forts. Training activities for cavalry and light artillery are described. The accompanying documents also convey the Navy Department's report. Adams's Message, with exhibits, reviews foreign trade relationships, and issues involving tariffs and trade duties. Item #28759