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    William Jennings Bryan: Book of Speeches With Presentation Letter to His Mother. 6" x 9" book bound in green leather with gold-stamped title ("Bryan's Speeches 1894") on ribbed spine and "Mother." on the front cover. Titled: "Speeches of Congressman Bryan, of Nebraska, In the House of Representatives, During the 52nd and 53rd Congresses." Washington, D.C., 1894, extracts from the Congressional Record. A letter from Bryan to his mother dated August 6, 1894, has been tipped into the front of the volume. In part: "... I realize that I am largely indebted to the unselfish devotion and wise counsel of yourself and my revered father for the measure of success which has, or may, come to me." Signed on the second page "Your affectionate son, William Jennings Bryan." One tape repair not affecting signature. A fine copy housed in a custom clamshell case.

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