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    John Quincy Adams Signed Presentation Copy of Adams' An Oration Addressed to the Citizens of the Town of Quincy on the Fourth of July, 1831. Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1831. Found on the original printed wrapper, in full: "John Sargeant Esq / from his friend / J.Q. Adams." 8vo, 40 pages. Bound in modern brown cloth over boards with title in gilt on a leather spine label. The original pages show light to moderate toning.

    John Sargeant (1779-1852) served several terms in Congress (first as a Federalist and then as a Whig) as a representative from Pennsylvania and was a commissioner to the Panama Congress in 1826. In the 1832 presidential election, Sargeant ran as Henry Clay's vice presidential candidate for the National Republican ticket.


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    October, 2014
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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