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SARGENT, EPES, HORACE GREELY - The Life and Public Services of Henry Clay, Down to 1848 Edited and Completed at Mr. Clay's Death By Horace Greely

Title: The Life and Public Services of Henry Clay, Down to 1848 Edited and Completed at Mr. Clay's Death By Horace Greely
Description: Philadelphia PA: Henry T. Coates & Company, 1852. First Edition. Hardcover. Original green cloth boards. Printing 1852 not a reprint. Rear hinge cracked but not separated. Wear to edges. "Henry Clay Sr. (April 12, 1777 June 29, 1852) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He was the seventh House speaker as well as the ninth secretary of state. He unsuccessfully ran for president in the 1824, 1832, and 1844 elections. He helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Party. For his role in defusing sectional crises, he earned the appellation of the "Great Compromiser" and was part of the "Great Triumvirate" of Congressmen, alongside fellow Whig Daniel Webster and John C. Calhoun" Wikipedia Item now in archival sleeve to preserve and protect condition. Our photo's/scans are of the actual item being sold, not a borrowed image! We provide tracking and ship daily or next business day!; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pages. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued .

Keywords: Republican Politics Speaker of the House Antique

Price: US$ 26.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 63874

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