Memorial of a Number of Persons Concerned in Printing and Publishing, Washington D.C. (1842)

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library: Memorial of a Number of Persons Concerned in Printing and Publishing Praying an alteration in the mode of levying duties on certain books, and remonstrating against the enactment of an international copyright law, 27th Cong., 2d sess., 1842, S. Rep. 323.

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Memorial of a Number of Persons Concerned in Printing and Publishing, Washington D.C. (1842), 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 Persons Concerned in Printing and Publishing, Praying an Alteration in the Mode of Levying Duties on Certain Books, and Remonstrating against the Enactment of an International Copy-Right Law

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Abstract:
A petition to Congress objecting to the legislation of international copyright protection.

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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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Year: 1842

Location: Washington D.C.

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library: Memorial of a Number of Persons Concerned in Printing and Publishing Praying an alteration in the mode of levying duties on certain books, and remonstrating against the enactment of an international copyright law, 27th Cong., 2d sess., 1842, S. Rep. 323.

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Places referred to:
England
Europe
Great Britain
Ireland
London
Scotland

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Institutions referred to:
Joint Committee on Printing, U.S. Congress
Judiciary Committee, U.S. Senate
U.S. Senate

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Keywords:
Anglo-American
learning, the advancement of
lobbying
public good
universities

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