Item #8459 [Cover Title] EXECUTIVE VETOES. SPEECH OF CALEB B. SMITH, OF INDIANA, ON THE VETO POWER: Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, July 21, 1848. Caleb B. Smith.

[Cover Title] EXECUTIVE VETOES. SPEECH OF CALEB B. SMITH, OF INDIANA, ON THE VETO POWER: Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, July 21, 1848.

Washington: J. and G. S. Gideon, Printers, 1848. Unbound. Very Good binding. Item #8459

Octavo. 16 pp. First edition. In self wrappers. Textblock untrimmed, but opened and never stitched or sewn. A couple pencil notes on the cover, else clean. President Polk's veto of the Civil and Diplomatic Appropriations Bill, "a bill indispensable to the ordinary operations of the Government" produced some consternation in the House.

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