The Life of Nathaniel Macon

Raleigh, NC: Edwards & Broughton, 1903. First edition. 12mo. xvi, 443 pp. Macon (1757-1837), born near Warrenton, North Carolina, graduated from Princeton, served in the Revolutionary War; after stints in the state senate, he was elected to congress and served 13 terms in the House of Representatives, 1791-1815, including six years as house speaker, 1801-1807. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1815, he served in that body through 1828. Howes D-389. Thornton 3460. Original gilt-stamped green cloth, floral endpapers. Fine bright copy. (3214). Item #56779

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