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cover of People Pay For Peace: A Military Tax Refusal Guide for Radical Religious Pacifists and People of Conscience

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Colorado Springs, CO: Center Peace Publishers, 1982. Paperback. Very Good. Revised and Expanded Edition. [16], 104 p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Paperback. Includes the poem Cain's Children by Peter J. Ediger, and a directory of War Tax Resistance counselors, centers, and alternative funds as of 1981. In Very Good Condition: faint red stain on back cover; covers are rubbed;… Read more
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cover of Speech of Hon. John A. Dix, of New York, on the Bill to Indemnify American Citizens for French Spoliations Prior to 1800; Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Monday, April 27, 1846

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Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives, 1846. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 16 p.; 22 cm. Disbound. John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was a U.S. Senator for New York state from 1845 to 1849. He played an important role in preventing Maryland from seceding at the beginning of the Civil War. After the war he served as minister to France from… Read more
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cover of Message from the President of the United States, Returning The bill (S. 203) entitled "An act to enable the New York and Montana Iron Mining and Manufacturing Company to purchase a certain amount of the public lands not now in market," with his objections thereto

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1866. Very Good -. 7 p.; 23 cm. Disbound. Johnson vetoed a bill that would have granted the New York and Montana Iron Mining and Manufacturing Company access to coal lands with much greater rights than those granted to individuals, which would be "unequal, and hostile to the policy and principles which sanction… Read more
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cover of Argument of Mr. Franklin B. Gowen Before the Committee on Railroads of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania: Upon the Bill Presented by Mr. Hulings, of Venango County, to Prevent Unjust Discrimination by Railroad Companies, delivered in the Hall of the House of Representatives, Harrisburg, February 13th, 1883

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Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott's Printing House, 1883. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 32 p.; 23 cm. Brown wrapper printed in black. Franklin Benjamin Gowen (1836-1889) served as president of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad from 1870 to 1884 and again briefly in 1886. During his presidency, he was responsible for the railroad illegally running its own mining operations… Read more
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cover of Report [Thomas H. Dowling -- Claim to Yerba Buena]

Report [Thomas H. Dowling -- Claim to Yerba Buena]

by Mayham, Stephen L.

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Published
1871
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Good
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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1871. Good. 17 p.; 23 cm. Disbound. Representative Stephen L. Mayham of the sub-committee on private land claims made the report on the claim of Thomas H. Dowling to the Island of Yerba Buena in San Francisco Bay. Thomas H. Dowling had lived on the island of Yerba Buena, also known as Goat… Read more
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cover of Letter From the Hon. S. P. Chase, Chief Justice of the United States, Submitting Some observations in respect to the proper mode of proceeding upon the impeachment which has been preferred by the House of Representatives against the President now in office

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1868. Good. 2 p.; 22 cm. Disbound. Salmon P. Chase (1808-1873) represented Ohio in the U.S. Senate from 1849 to 1855 and served as governor of Ohio from 1856 to 1860 and as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864 when President Lincoln nominated him to the Supreme Court, where he… Read more
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cover of Justice Delayed: The Record of the Japanese American Internment Cases; Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Irons

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Middletown, Conn: Wesleyan University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. xi, [1], 436 p.; 24 cm. Blue cloth with with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. The cases involving three Japanese Americans seeking justice in the 1980s after suffering interment during World War Two: Minoru Yasui, Fred Korematsu, and Gordon Hirabayashi. Book is in Very Good+ Condition:… Read more
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cover of Dying for Work: Workers' Safety and Health in Twentieth-Century America; edited by David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz

Dying for Work: Workers' Safety and Health in Twentieth-Century America; edited by David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz

by Rosner, David; Markovitz, Gerald, editors

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9780253318251
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Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1989. Paperback. Very Good +. First Midland Book Edition. xx, 234, [2] p.; 23 cm. Paperback. "This pathbreaking collection explores the history of occupational safety and health in America from the late nineteenth century to the 1950s. Thirteen essays tell a story of the exploitation of workers as measured by shortened lives,… Read more
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cover of 1694 Handwritten Parchment Deed for Property in Hawkhurst, England [Richard Reynolds and William Couchman]

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1694. Very Good +. 1 handwritten parchment deed (43 x 60 cm.), folded. Elaborate initial letter. Dated 27 March 1694, the document involves Richard Reynolds, the younger, a carpenter of Hawkhurst, Kent Co., England, and William Couchman, clothier, of Cranbrook, Kent Co., and properties in Hawkhurst. Signed by Couchman with a seal, and by witnesses Thomas Morten, John… Read more
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cover of 1676 Handwritten Parchment Document regarding Marriage

1676 Handwritten Parchment Document regarding Marriage

by Palmer, John; Pawley, Anna

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1676
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Good
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1676. Good. 1 handwritten parchment document (34 x 66 cm.), folded. Articles of agreement dated 16 Oct. 1676 involving 1) John Palmer, one of the aldermen of the borough of Stamford, and his son John Palmer; 2) Anna Pawley, daughter of Robert Pawley, late of South Croyston or Croxton, and Joyce Pawley widow of Robert Francis Needham of… Read more
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cover of Handwritten Parchment Deed in Latin [Buntingford, England]

Handwritten Parchment Deed in Latin [Buntingford, England]

by Strange, Alexander

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Published
1625
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Very Good +
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1625. Very Good +. 1 handwritten parchment document (35 x 46 cm.), folded. Relates to property in Buntingford given for the use of the poor originally in 1581 by Henry Marshall and Thomas Adamo. Signed by Alexander Strange, Vicar of Layston, and John Brograve, esquire, among many others. In Very Good+ Condition: light soiling along edges of document… Read more
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cover of Handwritten Parchment Deed for Property in Hawkhurst, Kent Co., England [Robert Woodgate to John Fullagar]

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1700. Very Good. 1 handwritten parchment document (26 x 44 cm.), folded. On May 3, 1700, Robert Woodgate, gentleman of Sandherst [Sandhurst], Kent Co., England, sold to John Fullagar, clothier of Hawkherst [Hawkhurst], Kent Co., a house with a garden, orchard, and 3 acres in Hawkhurst on the King's High Road. Signed by Robert Woodgate with his seal.… Read more
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cover of Handwritten Contemporary Copy of a Three-Part Deed for Property in Great Yarmouth

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1737. Very Good -. [4] p.; 38 cm., folded. Handwritten document dated 24 Feb. 1737 involving 1) Sarah Whitaker of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk co., widow of Robert Whitaker; 2) Dover Colby and Isaac Sayers of Great Yarmouth, executors of the will of Susanna Sayers of Great Yarmouth, widow; and 3) James Wilch of Great Yarmouth and Susanna, his… Read more
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cover of Ordinance No. 640: The Lower Merion Zoning Ordinance of 1927, As Amended; Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pensylvania

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S.l.: Lower Merion Township, 1939. Hardcover. Near Fine. Third Edition, Dec. 1939. 61 p.; 26 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt-stamped cover title. With 7 folded maps in pocket attached to back fixed endpaper; the index sheet to the zoning maps is on the back free endpaper. In Near Fine Condition: lightly cover rubbed; fore-edge of back free… Read more
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cover of 1718 Parchment English Lease for Property in Hawkhurst, Kent Co

1718 Parchment English Lease for Property in Hawkhurst, Kent Co

by Springet, Susanna; Durrant, Sam

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1718
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Fine
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1718. Fine. Handwritten parchment lease dated 26 March 1718. Susanna Springett, the elder of Hawkhurst, Kent Co., widow, and Susanna Springett, the younger of Hawkhurst, spinster, only daughter and heir of Richard Springett, late of Hawkhurst, yeoman, lease for one year to Thomas Dunk of Little Chelsea, Middlesex Co., knight, a house, barn, oast house, gardens, orchards, etc.… Read more
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cover of 1689 Handwritten Parchment Deed of Thomas Mercer, tanner, Hawkhurst, England

1689 Handwritten Parchment Deed of Thomas Mercer, tanner, Hawkhurst, England

by Mercer, Thomas

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1689
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Very Good
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1689. Very Good. Handwritten parchment deed. On 13 March 1689 Thomas Mercer, the elder, of Hawkhurst, Kent Co., tanner, gave to his oldest son, Thomas Mercer, the younger, the estate called Waters with its house, barns, orchards, gardens, etc., in Hawkhurst, Kent Co., England, containing 40 acres; the estate called Hayesgate of 30 acres; and another of 10… Read more
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cover of Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from the Seventh Day of December, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety, to the Twentieth Day of April, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Five; Republished, Under the Authority of the Legislature, by Alexander James Dallas -- Vol. III [provenance: Alex Addison (1759-1807)] P.

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Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1795. Hardcover. Good. [2], xliii, [1], 793, [1], v, [21] p.; 32 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands; leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Laws of Pennsylvania. Includes: "Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed at a Session, which was begun and held… Read more
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cover of Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from the Fourteenth Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred, to the First Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-One; Republished, Under the Authority of the Legislature, by Alexander James Dallas -- Vol. I.

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Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1797. Hardcover. Good. [4], 913, [1], 64, iv, [22] p.; 32 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands; leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Laws of Pennsylvania. Printing error: 737 and 738 were skipped in pagination (no text is lacking). Bookplate on back fixed endpaper indicating that this… Read more
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cover of Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, In the Reigns of The late King William, Queen Anne, King George the First, and His present Majesty; Taken and Collected by the Right Honourable Robert Lord Raymond [2 volumes]

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London: Printed by Henry Lintot, (Assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq.;), 1743. Hardcover. Good. Printed by Henry Lintot, (Assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq.;) for the executor of Fletcher Gyles, and for T. Woodward and C. Davis." 2 volumes. Vol. 1: [14], 746, [48] p., engraved frontispiece, folded; vol. 2: [12], 747-1591, [41] p.; 33 cm. Contemporary full calf with… Read more
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cover of Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from the Second Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-One, to the Second Day of October, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety; Republished, Under the Authority of the Legislature, by Alexander James Dallas -- Vol. II

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Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1797. Hardcover. Good. [4], ix, [1], 817, iii, [34] p.; 32 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands; leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Laws of Pennsylvania. Names of two former owners at head of title page: Parker Campbell and Mathew Ritchie (the latter crossed out). Bookplate on… Read more
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