Lot 45: Linn's Report on Oregon with Hood map 1838

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Lot 45: Author: Linn, Lewis F. Title: In The Senate of the United States. June 6, 1838. Submitted, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Linn submitted the following Report: [To accompany Senate bill No. 206.] The Select Committee, to which was referred a bill to authorize the President of the United States to occupy the Oregon Territory, submit to the consideration of the Senate the following report:... Place Published: [Washington, D.C.] Publisher: Date Published: [1838] Description: 23 pp. With 2 folding engraved maps. (8vo) 22.6x14.4 cm (9x5?"), removed from larger volume with remains of stitching on spine, custom-made half-morocco & marbled boards slipcase. First Edition. Important report in the ongoing campaign to promote American occupation of the Oregon Territory, issued as 25th Congress, 2nd Session. Senate Doc. 470. Some light foxing including to the maps, mild corner crease to first page; very good. Provenance: Western Hemisphere, 7/70. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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