Item #68804 LETTERS ON THE CONSTITUTIONALITY AND POLICY OF DUTIES, FOR THE PROTECTION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF DOMESTIC MANUFACTURES. James MADISON.

LETTERS ON THE CONSTITUTIONALITY AND POLICY OF DUTIES, FOR THE PROTECTION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF DOMESTIC MANUFACTURES

Richmond [VA]: Printed by Thomas W. White, opposite the Bell-Tavern, 1829. Disbound pamphlet. 21 cm. (2), 3-27, (1, blank) pp. First Richmond edition [originally published in Washington City in 1828, under a slightly different title. Sabin 43711 & 43712] Madison, "late President of the United States," writes from his home at Montpellier two letters to Jos[eph] C. Cabell, dated Sept. 18, 1828 and Oct. 30, 1828, regarding the power of Congress to impose a tariff to protect trade. Also included is an appendix [pp. 17-27] of opinions, extracts of speeches, etc. from Madison, Jefferson, Monroe and others concerning the tariff. Four additional pages of extracts from Thomas Jefferson's opinions, not called for in all copies, are not present here. Persistent foxing and browning to text block, old tidelines. Item #68804

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