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Affairs of General Land Office: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, on subjects connected with the Land Office [with maps] by  Levi Woodbury - Paperback - 1837 - from Classic Books and Ephemera and Biblio.com

Affairs of General Land Office: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, on subjects connected with the Land Office [with maps]

by Woodbury, Levi

Condition: Very Good -


Washington, D.C.: Thomas Allen, printer, 1837. Paperback. Very Good -. 69, [3] p., 10 leaves of maps with color borders, most folded: tables; 23 cm. Stitched; disbound from a volume containing pamphlets relating to government land offices. "[Doc. No. 23.]" -- at head of every page. The Secretary of the Treasury, Levi Woodbury (1789-1851), is officially sending a report from James Whitcomb, the commissioner of the General Land Office, to Speaker of the House of Representatives James K. Polk. The report contains 25 pages of tables showing the number of acres sold by each land office and how much money came into the treasury. Also contains data about surveying in various states and territories; maps relate to the surveys. In Very Good- Condition: disbound; scattered foxing; one map is detached and separated along some folds, but complete; final map is browned; otherwise, clean and tight.


  • Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005227
  • Title: Affairs of General Land Office: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, on subjects connected with the Land Office [with maps]
  • Author: Woodbury, Levi
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good -
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Thomas Allen, printer
  • Place: Washington, D.C.
  • Date published: 1837
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ephemera; American History;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Paper Ephemera; HISTORY / United States / General;


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