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LIFE AND CAREER OF SAMUEL ROSSITER BETTS by Georgina Betts Wells. by  Georgina Betts  Samuel Rossiter). Wells - Paperback - 1934. - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (SKU: 96603)

LIFE AND CAREER OF SAMUEL ROSSITER BETTS by Georgina Betts Wells.

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LIFE AND CAREER OF SAMUEL ROSSITER BETTS by Georgina Betts Wells.

by (Betts, Samuel Rossiter). Wells, Georgina Betts

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New York: Maurice Sloog, 1934., 1934.. Very good. - Small quarto, 9-3/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed cream wraps titled in black & red on the front cover. The covers are soiled with darkened edges and a few tiny stains. 38 & [1] pages, illustrated with 2 black & white plates consisting of portraits of Betts and his wife. There is a crease to the top corner and top edge of the first few leaves with some minor faint dampstaining to the the top of Betts' portrait and the following page. Very good.

Limited edition of 350 numbered copies printed by the Argonne Press.

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A United States Congressman from New York Samuel Rossiter Betts (1786-1868) served as a United States District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. A graduate of Williams College, Betts studied law with Thomas P. Grosvenor in Hudson, NY and entered private practice in Monticello. After serving as Judge advocate of volunteers during the War of 1812 and a subsequent position as a judge advocate of general court Martial for New York's militia, Betts was elected to Congress. He subsequently resumed private practice and then served on the Supreme Court of New York before being appointed to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by John Quincy Adams.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
96603
Title
LIFE AND CAREER OF SAMUEL ROSSITER BETTS by Georgina Betts Wells.
Author
(Betts, Samuel Rossiter). Wells, Georgina Betts
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
New York: Maurice Sloog, 1934.
Date Published
1934.
Keywords
LAW; BIOGRAPHY; HISTORY; AMERICANA; LEGAL; POLITICAL; GEORGINA BETTS WELLS; LIFE AND CAREER OF SAMUEL ROSSITER BETTS; LIMITED EDITION; NUMBERED; MAURICE SLOOG; ARGONNE PRESS; ILLUSTRATIONS; PORTRAITS; TWENTIETH CENTURY; 20TH CENTURY; CONGRESSMAN; UNITED S
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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (incorporated 1989) is a general antiquarian book store which buys and sells collections and individual items of significance. Booksellers Ric Zank and Daniel Meunier each bring to the business over 18 years of experience in seeking out and offering for sale unusual, uncommon and rare books, autographs, and ephemera in all fields. Our office is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and frequently later. An answering machine will take your message after hours and when we are out of the office.

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