Memorial of the New York Typographical Society, Washington D.C. (1838)

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library: Memorial of the New York Typographical Society against The passage of an international copyright, 25th Cong., 2d sess., 1838, S. Doc. 296.

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Memorial of the New York Typographical Society, Washington D.C. (1838), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Memorial of the New York Typographical Society, against the passage of an international copyright law.

Full title original language:
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Abstract:
A petition to Congress from the New York Typographical Society objecting to legislation of international copyright protection.

Commentary: No commentaries for this record.

Bibliography:
  • Khan, B. Zorina. The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

  • Clark, Aubert J. The Movement for International Copyright in Nineteenth Century America. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1960.

  • Barnes, James J. Authors, Publishers, and Politicians: The Quest for an Anglo-American Copyright Agreement, 1815-1854. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul,1974.


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Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1838

Location: Washington D.C.

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library: Memorial of the New York Typographical Society against The passage of an international copyright, 25th Cong., 2d sess., 1838, S. Doc. 296.

Persons referred to:
Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale
Dickens, Charles
Egerton, Francis Henry, 8th Earl of Bridgewater
Henry, Matthew
Nicholson, Peter
Parshall, Benjamin C.
Scott, Sir Walter
Wareham, George S.

Places referred to:
America
Boston, Massachusetts
England
Great Britain
London
New York
Philadelphia

Cases referred to:
N/A

Institutions referred to:
New York Typographical Society
Patent Office, U.S. Department of State
U.S. Senate

Legislation:
International Copyright Act, 1838, 1 & 2 Vict., c.59

Keywords:
Anglo-American
book market
customs
free trade
importation
interest groups
lobbying
public good
reciprocity
societies, publishers'

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