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    Kendall, Amos: KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR FOR 1841: CONTAINING AN EPITOME OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS AT THE MEMORABLE EXTRA SESSION: ALSO, DISSERTATIONS UPON CURRENCY, EXCHANGES, THE TARIFF, AND OTHER TOPICS. WITH A SUMMARY OF CURRENT NEWS. VOL. I. Washington: William Greer, 1841. Contemporary marbled boards and decorated half leather [some rubbing and fading]. xvi [Index], 8 [Extra], 416pp [Volume I, Nos. 1-26], with added title page and index. February 3 - December 16, With much information on political activities, slavery, banking disputes, elections, etc. Kendall, a Jacksonian from Kentucky, was a charter member of Andrew Jackson's Kitchen Cabinet. His visceral dislike of the Whig program of tariffs, internal improvements, and a National Bank is much in evidence here. Included is Kendall's Expositor Extra, March 30, 1841, in 8 pages. The Extra prints President Harrison's call for an Extra Session of Congress, and Kendall's long denunciation of Whig banking policies. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 37363.


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