Memorial of a Number of Citizens of Boston, Washington D.C. (1838)

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library: Memorial of a Number of Citizens of Boston praying The passage of an international copyright law, 25th Cong., 2d sess., 1838, S. Doc. 398.

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Memorial of a Number of Citizens of Boston, 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 a Number of Citizens of Boston, Praying the Passage of an International Copyright Law

Full title original language:
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Abstract:
A petition to Congress advocating the 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 a Number of Citizens of Boston praying The passage of an international copyright law, 25th Cong., 2d sess., 1838, S. Doc. 398.

Persons referred to:
Appleton, Samuel A.
Argenti, Felix
Arnold, Samuel Greene
Bigelow, Horatio Nelson
Blanchard, John Adams
Bond, George William
Boyle, Rev. Isaac
Chamberlin, Daniel
Choate, Rufus
Coxe, Arthur Cleveland
Curtis, George Ticknor
Dunlap, William
Durivage, Francis Alexander
Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum
Emerson, Frederick
Everett, Edward
Felton, Cornelius Conway
Gassett, Oscar
Greene, Nathaniel
Hillard, George Stillman
Hunter, John Ward
Knapp, Isaac
Lawrence, Amos Adams
Lawrence, Samuel
Mathews, Cornelius
Northall, William Knight
Odiorne, Thomas
Perkins, Thomas
Phillips, Willard
Scott, Sir Walter
Willard, Joseph
Wolcott, Joshua Huntington
Wright, John S

Places referred to:
Boston, Massachusetts
Great Britain

Cases referred to:
N/A

Institutions referred to:
Patent Office, U.S. Department of State
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate

Legislation:
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Keywords:
Anglo-American
anonymous works
authenticity
authors' remuneration
book market
book trade
learning, the advancement of
lobbying
moral rights, integrity
property theory, authors' property
reputation
transferability

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