Item #29134 Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838. Martin Van Buren, United States Congress.
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838
Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838

Doc. No. 2. Message From the President of the United States to The Two Houses of Congress, At the Commencement of the Third Session of The Twenty Fifth Congress. December 4, 1838

Read and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Washington DC: Printed by Thomas Allen, 1838.

First Edition. Wraps. Disbound wraps. 619 pages, [1] page blank. Illustrated with folding maps and tables. Outer covers and original spine are missing. Text block only. Number 344 written on the bottom text block. Light to moderate toning and foxing to the contents. Scattered pencil marks in the margins in a handful of pages. Map illustrations include an approx. 16" x 13" folding map of the United States. This map also shows the United States Territories and Native American tribes west of the Mississippi. Other folding maps include "Flinn's Knoll Light" (Lighthouse) approx. 23" x 16.5"; "Presqu'ile Bay" approx. 17" x 17"; "U.S. Works at Presqu'ile Bay" approx. 18"x 9"; "Dunkirk Harbor" approx. 24" x 14"; "Cataraugus Harbor" approx. 18" x 14"; "Portland Harbor" approx. 15" x 9"; and a folding table, approx. 17" x 11.5" showing 1838 Department of Indian Affairs expenditures for several tribes. In addition to the maps there are 5 folding tables concerning the U.S. Army, reports, activities, etc. Maps are lightly toned and creased. One map has an approx. 3" closed tear with no missing content. Fair condition. Fair. Item #29134

President Van Buren opening message stresses the necessity of creating more laws to protect public money, proposing to reorganize parts of the Department of Treasury in order to accomplish these reforms. The President discusses at length other domestic matters, before making a positive assessment of the renewal of friendly relations between the United States and Mexico with the signing of a new treaty. (Source: University of Virginia Miller Center, National Archives).

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