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Rare and Probably Unique Work Admiral Wainwright Navy Naval
1900. Author: WAINWRIGHT, Richard, Admiral. Spanish-American War hero, Medal of Honor, Superintendant of the US Naval Academy (1900-1902), and etc. Title: Memorandum, Preliminary Study, Preparatory Committee of the United States for the Third Hague Conference. Publisher: Carbon copy on very thin, onion-skin-like paper. Ca. 1913. 11"x 8.5", 296 leaves, partially paginated: (3),134 lvs, (14 lvs), (41 lvs), (6 lvs), (3 lvs), (13 lvs), (82 lvs); approximately 75,000 words. Bound in a contemporary store-bought "Shipman's Common Sense binder". VG copy. Rarity: WorldCat does NOT locate this version of a subsequently-published report. $1750 Provenance: Admiral Richard Wainwright, then to the Navy Department library (received 30 Sept 1926), then to the Library of Congress. Condition: Various library stamps: mostly-removed Navy Department ex-libris; rubber stamp "Discarded/Navy Department Library", rubber stamp of receipt by Navy on front free end paper; "Admiral Wainwright" in a fine hand in ink at the top of front free end paper; rubber stamp "Surplus Library of Congress Duplicate" on rear end paper. Notes: This seems to be a preliminary edition of Preliminary Report of the Preparatory Committee of the United States for the Third Hague Conference, to which Admiral Wainwright and two others were appointed by President Taft. "The committee appointed by President Taft June 10, 1912 consists of Hon J Reuben Clark ex Solicitor for the Department of State; Gen Enoch H Crowder, Judge Advocate General of the United States Army; and Rear Admiral Wainwright of the United States Navy. The rep … [Click Below for Full Description]
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