An address on the remedies for certain defects in American education, delivered before lyceums or institutes for education at Portsmouth and Exeter, N.H., Baltimore and Annapolis, Md. and Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. W. Greer, printer, 1842. 8vo, pp. 21, [1]; removed from binding, wrappers wanting; title page a bit foxed; all else very good. A dedicated public servant, Woodbury (1789-1851) served in the New Hampshire State Senate, was governor of N.H., was elected to the U.S. Senate, served as the United States Secretary of the Navy under President Jackson and as Secretary of the Treasury under Jackson and Martin Van Buren. In 1845 he accepted President James K. Polk's appointment to the Supreme Court. American Imprints 42-5297. Item #57359

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