A DISCOURSE PRONOUNCED At The REQUEST Of The ESSEX HISTORICAL SOCIETY, on the 18th of September, 1828, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts. Joseph . Winthrop Story, Thomas L., 1779 - 1845, 1760 - 1841.
A DISCOURSE PRONOUNCED At The REQUEST Of The ESSEX HISTORICAL SOCIETY, on the 18th of September, 1828, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts.

A DISCOURSE PRONOUNCED At The REQUEST Of The ESSEX HISTORICAL SOCIETY, on the 18th of September, 1828, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts.

Boston: Hilliard Gray Little and Wilkins, 1828. 1st edition (American Imprints 35420; Bradford 5255; Sabin 92299). INSCRIBED by the author in the t.p. top margin, "To his Honor / Lieut Govr Winthrop / with the Respects of / The Author" 90 pp. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-1/2". Disbound. Chemised, and housed in a custom brown quarter-leather slipcase with marbled paper boards. Slipcase - Fine. Pamphlet - Top trimmed from first 2 words of inscription. Lacks lower right corner of title leaf, otherwise VG. Item #33114

Story, the famed Supreme Court Justice known for his Commentaries on the Constitution [1833], was the youngest attorney ever be nominated to the court [at 32], here inscribes this work to Winthrop while Winthrop was serving as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts [1826 - 1833].

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