M-111 Series 2: Other Pamphlets

The bequest of Peck's Library must have been a great boon to the Mercantile in the 1850's, a time of rapid growth and collection development. The Reference Librarian of the Mercantile Library of 1940 and 1950, Elizabeth Tindell, and Elizabeth Kirchner, Head Librarian from 1965-1986, both have recently commented, on being interviewed, that various bound pamphlet volumes were almost entirely composed of Peck-owned titles. These materials were examined in the process of constructing this list of Other Pamphlets. Many of these materials fall within date ranges and possess remnants of trimmed or complete, untrimmed Peck signatures and other inscriptions, as well as previous pamphlet numbering marks in what reasonably appear to be Peck's hand. These materials, as Appendix 1 materials, await full bibliographic description and comparison studies for further verification of provenance, but have been included based on internal C1 evidence and careful hypothesis, now, as part of the original Peck bequest. Each is arranged alphabetically by the first important word of the title or creating organization and numbered consecutively. This number is carried over to the first leaf of text (verso) and the non-acidic enclosure are housed in boxed groupings. These pamphlets were bound with a few non-Peck related items (i.e. those dated after 1858 have been removed; these had been added at binding for their related content, obviously.)
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Mr. Benton of Missouri on The Oregon Question
Transcript of a speech delivered to U.S. Senate regarding sovereignty and jurisdiction of the United States government in western territories, 1846.
Fifty-Second Annual Report of the Board of Missions of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church
In The United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May 1854.
Address of Hon. N. P. Banks
1856 speech from Nathaniel P. Banks.
A List of Titles of the Acts Passed at the Adjouned Session of the Eighteenth General Assembly
Includes a comprehensive list of 770 acts as of the adjournment of the 18th Session of the Missouri General Assembly.
An Address, Delivered at the Installation of the Officers of Olive Lodge, No. 52, in Clinton, Louisiana
Free Masonry: One of the Principal Agents in the Civilization of the World
Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the American Tract Society
Twenty-fourth annual report from the American Tract Society in New York.


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