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1 Hale, Edward Everett. "A Civil Servant" in "Old and New"

for January, 1874. Boston: Roberts Brothers. Original wrappers, fading to edges, spot at bottom of front. Also, "The Boston Tea Party" by Francis S. Drake. A Good, sound copy. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Everett, Edward. . The Great Issues Before the Country. An Oration.

New York: James G. Gregory, 1861. First edition. Original printed wrappers. Delivered at the New York Academy of Music, July 4, 1861. Wrapper a little browned, a Fine copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Everett, Edward. Autograph Manuscript, Unsigned, "The Baltimore Convention".

Two conjugate leaves, dated Boston, April, 1852, about 8 x 10 inches, 3 1/4 pp. in Edward Everett's hand. A call to the citizens of Massachusetts to prepare for the Whig presidential nominating convention to be held in June in Baltimore. Though each of the three Whigs in contention (Millard Fillmore, General Winfield Scott, and Daniel Webster) were very capable, Webster was the best hope of beating the Democratic nominee and accomplishing maintenance of Union, the most important task to confront the country. He admits that Webster's suppport of the Compromise of 1850 had caused many northern Whigs to dissent "from those views, and were bid to turn there thoughts toward General Scott", he reminds Whigs that Scott and applauded the March 7 speech at the time; then he gives several arguments attempting to convince Whigs to return to Webster. Perhaps the draft of a speech or an open letter for newspaper publication. The Whigs nominated General Scott, and he was defeated by the Democrat, Franklin Pierce, in the general election. Everett was a protege of Webster. When Webster died in a few months after the convention Everett replaced him as Secretary of State. As the Whig party continued it's death spiral, many Whigs went to the nascent Republican party. Everett was nominated by the Constitution Union Party in 1860, running on a pro-Union platform, to be vice president. After Lincoln won, Everett soon came around to support him. In Everett's neat, legible hand; three corrections in the text. Folded, a pin hole near the top. In Fine condition. 
Price: 625.00 USD
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4 [Everett, Edward] Anonymous. Descriptive & Historical Account of St. Botolph's Church, Boston.

Boston (England): T. Morton, 1842. First edition. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt on the front, 68 pp., engraved title, illustrated with twelve leaves of plates inserted - all copies listed on WorldCat call for eleven. A gift inscription to "The Honorable Edward Everett" from "T.B. Lawrence, London, 1853". Construction of St. Botolph's in old Boston, Lincolnshire, began in the 14th century. This book describes and illustrates its architectural features, distinguished by one of the tallest medieval towers in England at about 280 feet. T. Bigelow Lawrence was an American diplomat from "new" Boston; he was at this time assigned at the Embassy in London - his father Abbott Lawrence was Minister. "He was present at the re-opening of St. Botolph's Church (after some remodeling) in 1853," (William White, "History...of Lincolnshire...", 1856), the year of this gift inscription. Everett had been Minister to England from 1841-1845. His engraved bookplate on the pastedown. Of the eight copies of this edition in WorldCat, seven are located in the U.S. (one in Ireland), five of those within 60 miles of "new" Boston. Cloth with some rubbing, wear at spine ends, tips worn through. Light foxing to the plates, very light in the text. A Good copy. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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5 Everett, Edward. Life of Washington. (George).

New York: Sheldon and Co., Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1860. First edition. Original cloth, gilt and blind-stamped. Everett was a man of letters and a man of action, protege of Daniel Webster, Ambassador to England, Congressman, Senator, Secretary of State, President of Harvard. He was on the dais with Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 [Bryant, William Cullen] Everett, Edward, John Quincy Adams and George Canning. The Monroe Doctrine" (by Everett), "A Letter of John Quincy Adams" (to William Ellery Channing, dated 1837) and "Balance of Power in Europe" (excerpted from a speech in parliament in 1826). No.34 of the Loyal Publications Society.

New York: Wm. C. Bryant, Printers, 1863. First edition. Original printed wrappers (cover title). A list of the first 36 publications of the society on the back wrapper. The society had been formed to support the civil war effort of the federal government. Spine chipped, wrappers a little stained. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Alcott, Amos Bronson, Edward Everett, Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham, Andrews Norton, George Ripley, et al. The Transcendentalists.

New York: MJF Books, no date but after 1978. First printing of this edition. Quarter cloth and paper-covered boards, pictorial dust jacket. Edited by Perry Miller, this anthology was first published in 1950. A Fine copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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