Auction 121, Lot 301

"Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Copy of the Constitution of the State of Texas.", U.S. Government

Subject: Texas

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication: HR Doc. #16, 29th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Black & White

6 x 9.5 inches
15.2 x 24.1 cm

This first edition of the congressional report contains the Texas State Constitution preceded by communications from President James K. Polk and Anson Jones of Austin. A joint resolution passed the House by a vote of 141 to 56 and in the Senate, by 32 to 14 and was signed by the President, December 29, 1845. Rebound in thin hard covers with a blue cloth spine.


Condition: B+

Some light scattered foxing, and unobtrusive dampstaining in blank areas along binding. New covers are fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/26/2007