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Lot 126

21 Bound "Acts Passed by the Congress of the United States" (1817-1850)

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$75,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, 1817

Seventeenth Congress, Second Session, 1823

Nineteenth Congress, First Session, 1826

Nineteenth Congress, Second Session, 1827

Twentieth Congress, Second Session, 1829

Twenty-First Congress, First Session, 1830, including the Indian Removal Act.

Twenty-First Congress, Second Session, 1831

Twenty-Second Congress, First Session, 1832

Twenty-Second Congress, Second Session, 1833

Twenty-Fourth Congress, Second Session, 1837, including the expansion of the Supreme Court from 7 to 9 justices.

Twenty-Fifth Congress, First Session, 1837

Twenty-Fifth Congress, Third Session, 1839

Twenty-Sixth Congress, Second Session, 1841

Twenty-Seventh Congress, First Session, 1841

Twenty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, 1842

Twenty-Seventh Congress, Third Session, 1843

Twenty-Eighth Congress, First Session, 1844

Twenty-Eighth Congress, First Session, 1845

Twenty-Ninth Congress, First Session, 1846, including the declaration of the Mexican-American War.

Twenty-Ninth Congress, Second Session, 1847

Thirtieth Congress, First Session, 1848

Thirty-First Congress, First Session, 1850, including the Fugitive Slave Act.


Overall poor to fair condition, with tattered edges, bending, and scattered stains. The oldest volume has been re-covered in marbled paper. None of the volumes appear to be missing any pages, all are readable and remain bound.

Overall Dimensions
Height: 9.75 in
Width: 6.25 in
Depth: 10.75 in

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