Government Printing Office, 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Good / No Jacket. Item #L010969
Good in cloth (spine worn; rubbing/fraying to cloth). 74 pages. Upper cover title: Memorial Addresses: Life and Character of John B. Rice [et al]: February 20 1875. 4 sets of speeches, each with different title pages, bound in one volume with continuous pagination. Alvah Crocker (1801-74), Massachusetts-born manufacturer, politician and railroad builder; served in the Massachusetts General Court and in the US House of Representatives (1872-74). Samuel Hooper (1808-75), Massachusetts-born merchant and legislator, in the US House of Representatives (1861-75); best known for advocacy of legal tender banknotes and a national banking system. Wear chiefly to spine and corners; cloth faded and slightly frayed; slight crease to front free endpaper , else a good copy of an unusual collection of congressional memorials.