House Miscellaneous Papers in the Library of Congress (Classic Reprint)

House Miscellaneous Papers in the Library of Congress (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from House Miscellaneous Papers in the Library of Congress None of the variations listed are, perhaps, of consequence; yet no careful editor of historical documents would be willing to allow such errors on his pages. It will be noted that Docu ment no. 34 gives the most accurate text of Johnson's message. Throughout the selected House papers there is abundant evi dence of the use of original manuscripts as printer's copy for, the reports and documents of Congress. Other texts, as in the Journal, Globe, etc., would seem to be taken from the printed report or document With corresponding increase in liability of error. Several other messages from President Johnson were col lated with Richardson's text and showed more accurate print ing than that of the message of July 20, 1867. Lack of time prevented a collation of the records of the Johnson impeach ment trial among the selected House papers - a promising field for such an investigation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243311028
  • 9780243311026