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Elbridge Gerry SIGNED Belles Lettres Volume II
C. Hitce & L. Hawes, 1758. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. Elbridge Gerry Belles Lettres Volume II.Gerry was selected as the sixth Vice-President of the United States of America, serving under James Madison. He is most noted for his signing the Declaration of Independence and being the namesake for 'gerrymandering.' Elbridge Gerry was a champion of the Federalist movement and is noted as a staunch supporter of Alexander Hamilton's national bank and the banking policies of the Federalists. This copy of 'Belles Lettres' Volume II was originally owned by Elbridge Gerry and bears his signature on the front free end page. Published in 1758, this copy remains in the original leather binding and is housed in a custom clamshell display case. This is a true rarity and a book that more than likely helped Gerry in both his writing and his oratory. Published by C. Hitce & L. Hawes
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