Report on H.R. 10881, Washington D.C. (1890)

Source: The University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library: 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, H.Rep. 10881.

Citation:
Report on H.R. 10881, Washington D.C. (1890), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Report on the Bill H.R. 10881 'Simonds Report'

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Abstract:
A report of the Committee on Patents on the subject of international copyright protection submitted to the House of Representatives.

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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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1886: Berne Convention
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1896: The Question of Copyright

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Publisher: N/A

Year: 1890

Location: Washington D.C.

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library: 51st Cong., 1st sess., 1890, H.Rep. 10881.

Persons referred to:
Abbey, Henry
Abbott, Lyman
Adams, Charles Francis, Jr.
Adams, Charles Kendall
Adams, George Everett
Adams, Henry
Adams, Herbert Baxter
Adams, Oscar Fay
Alcott, Louisa May
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
Allen, James Lane
Atkinson, Edward
Bacon, Leonard Woolsey
Bancroft, George
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
Barnard, Charles
Barr, Amelia Edith, née Huddleston
Baylor, Frances Courtenay, née Dawson
Beecher, Henry Ward
Bellamy, Edward
Bishop, William Henry
Bisland, Elizabeth
Blackstone, William
Boone, Richard G.
Booth, Edwin Thomas
Bowker, Richard Rogers
Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston
Brown, George William
Browne, Francis Fisher
Buchanan, James
Buck, Dudley
Bunce, Oliver Bell
Bunner, Henry Cuyler
Burnett, Frances Eliza, née Hodgson
Burroughs, John
Bynner, Edwin Lassetter
Cable, George Washington
Calderón Reyes, Climaco
Carnegie, Andrew
Caxton, William
Chace, Jonathan
Champney, Elizabeth Williams
Chanler, Amélie Louise, née Rives
Clarke, James Freeman
Clay, Henry
Cleveland, Rose Elizabeth
Cleveland, Stephen Grover
Coan, Titus Munson
Coleman, Charles Washington
Collyer, Robert
Cook, Clarence Chatham
Cooke, George Willis
Cooke, John Esten
Coxe, Arthur Cleveland
Curtis, George Ticknor
Curtis, George William
Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.
Davis, Bancroft
De Kay, Charles
De Vinne, Theodore Low
Decoud, José Segundo
Didier, Eugene Lemoine
Dimitry, John Bull Smith
Dodge, Mary Elizabeth, née Mapes
Dole, Nathan Haskell
Drake, Samuel Adams
Drone, Eaton Sylvester
Duke, Richard Thomas Walker, Jr.
Eaton, Gen. John
Edwards, Harry Stillwell
Egan, Maurice Francis
Eggleston, Edward
Eggleston, George Cary
Eichberg, Julius
Eliot, Charles William
Ely, Richard Theodore
Endicott, William Crowninshield
Estes, Dana
Ewing, Thomas
Fawcett, Edgar
Field, Marshall
Foote, Arthur
Frothingham, Octavius Brooks
Gayarre, Charles Etienne Arthur
George, Henry
Gibbons, James
Gibson, William Hamilton
Gilder, Richard Watson
Gildersleeve, Basil Lanneau
Gilman, Arthur
Gilmore, James Roberts
Gladden, Washington
Gladstone, William Ewart
Godwin, Parke
Grant, Robert
Green, Anna Katharine
Green, George Walton
Greene, Francis Vinton
Greey, Edward
Griffis, William Elliot
Griswold, Hattie Tyng
Guiney, Louise Imogen
Habberton, John
Hale, Edward Everett
Hall, James
Hammond, William Alexander
Harland, Harry
Harney, William Wallace
Harris, Joel Chandler
Harris, Miriam Coles
Harris, William Torrey
Harrison, Benjamin
Harrison, Constance Cary
Harrison, James Albert
Hart, James Morgan
Harte, Bret
Hawley, Joseph Roswell
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Hay, John Milton
Head, Franklin Harvey
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth
Hoar, George Frisbie
Holden, Edward Singleton
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr.
Holt, Henry
Hosmer, James Kendall
Howells, William Dean
Hutchinson, Charles L.
Ingersoll, Ernest
Jackson, Helen Maria Hunt
Jekyll, Joseph
Jewett, Sarah Orne
Johnson, Robert Underwood
Johnson, Rossiter
Jones, Charles H.
Keenan, Henry Francis
Kennedy, John L.
King, Grace
Kirk, Ellen Warner, née Olney
Kirkland, Joseph
Knox, Thomas Wallace
Lamb, Martha Joanna
Lang, Benjamin Johnson
Lanier, Clifford Anderson
Lathrop, George Parsons
Lodge, Henry Cabot
Long, John Davis
Lossing, Benson J.
Lowell, James Russell
Maas, Louis
Mabie, Hamilton Wright
MacAlister, James A.
Macleod, Henry Dunning
Maine, Sir Henry James Sumner
Mansfield, William Murray, 1st Earl
Mason, Edward Gay
Mason, William
Mathews, Albert
Matthews, Brander
McClelland, Mary Greenway
McCosh, James
McMaster, John Bach
Mead, Edwin Doak
Milton, John
Mitchell, Donald Grant
Mitchell, Silas Weir
Morgan, Thomas Jefferson
Munger, Theodore Thornton
Murfree, Mary Noailles
Newcomb, Simon
Newton, Richard Heber
Norton, Charles Ledyard
O'Reilly, John Boyle
Oates, William Calvin
Oliver, Grace Atkinson, née Little
Olmsted, Frederick Law
Owen, William Miller
Page, Thomas Nelson
Parkman, Francis
Parton, James
Pember, Phoebe Yates, née Levy
Perry, Thomas Sergeant
Pierce, Henry Lillie
Poole, William Frederick
Poore, Benjamin Perley
Porter, Noah
Prentiss, Elizabeth, née Payson
Preston, William Campbell
Prince, Frederick Octavius
Proudfit, David Law
Putnam, George Haven
Rice, Alexander Hamilton
Rice, Isaac Leopold
Richardson, Charles Francis
Richardson, Francis Henry
Roe, Edward Payson
Ropes, John Codman
Rothrock, Joseph Trimble
Schaff, Philip
Schouler, James
Schuyler, Eugene
Scudder, Horace Elisha
Seawell, Molly Elliot
Shakespeare, William
Sharpless, Isaac
Shaw, Albert
Sheldon, George William
Simonds, William Edgar
Skinner, Charles Rufus
Smalley, Eugene Virgil
Spofford, Ainsworth Rand
Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth, née Prescott
Stedman, Edmund Clarence
Stimson, Frederic Jesup
Stockton, Francis Richard
Stoddard, Richard Henry
Swing, David
Talbot, Charles, 1st Baron Talbot
Terhune, Mary Virginia, née Hawes
Thayer, Eugene
Thomas, Theodore
Thompson, James Maurice
Thompson, Slason
Thompson, Smith
Twain, Mark
Tyler, Moses Coit
Underwood, Francis Henry
Victoria
Walker, Francis Amasa
Ward, Susan Hayes
Ward, William Hayes
Warner, Charles Dudley
Webster, Daniel
Wells, David Ames
White, Horace
Whitman, Walt
Whitney, Adeline Dutton, née Train
Whitney, William Dwight
Whittier, John Greenleaf
Wilson, Augusta Jane, née Evans
Wilson, Robert Burns
Winchester, Boyd
Woolson, Constance Fenimore
Yorke, Philip, 1st Earl of Hardwicke
Zerrahn, Carl

Places referred to:
Albany
America
Argentina
Austria
Baden
Baltimore
Bavaria
Belgium
Bloomington, Indiana
Bolivia
Boston, Massachusetts
Brazil
Brooklyn
Buffalo, New York
Chicago
Chile
Cleveland
Colombia
Columbus, Ohio
Denmark
Denver, Colorado
Detroit
Ecuador
England
Europe
France
Frankfurt
Germany
Great Britain
Guatemala
Haiti
Hessen
Holland
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Indianapolis
Iowa
Italy
Japan
Kansas
Liberia
Luxembourg
Maryland
Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Mexico
Minnesota
Missouri
Monaco
Montevideo
Nebraska
New York
Norway
Ohio
Paraguay
Peru
Philadelphia
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Salvador
San Francisco
Saxony
South Africa
Spain
St Louis, Missouri
Sweden
Switzerland
Tunis
Uruguay
Venezuela
Washington
Wisconsin
Württemberg

Cases referred to:
Donaldson v. Becket (1774) 4 Burr. 2408, 2 Bro. P.C. 129
Eyre v. Walker (1735) NA, c.11 1520/29
Millar v. Taylor (1769) 4 Burr. 2303
Motte v. Faulkner (1735) NA, c.11 2249/4
Tonson v. Walker (1752) NA, c.11 1106/18, 3 Swans 672
Wheaton v. Peters (1834) 33 U.S. 591

Institutions referred to:
American International Copyright Association (est. 1837)
American Newspaper Publishers' Association
American Publishers' Copyright League
Appleton & Co., American publishing firm
Charles Scribner & Co., American publishing firm
Chicago Copyright League
Court of King's Bench
G. P. Putnam & Sons, American publishing firm (est.1866)
Harper & Brothers, American publishing firm (est.1833)
Indiana University, Bloomington
International Typographical Union (1852-1986)
Iowa State University
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Kentucky State University
Lawrence University, Appleton (Wisconsin)
National Educational Association (NEA), U.S.A.
Ohio State University
Otterbein College, Ohio
Parliament
Princeton University
Rutgers College, New Jersey
Star Chamber
Tulane University, New Orleans
U.S. Congress
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
U.S. Supreme Court
United Typothetae of America (UTA)
University of California, Berkeley
University of Dakota
University of Denver
University of Georgia, Athens
University of Mississippi, Oxford
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of Rochester, New York
Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie (New York)
Wesleyan University, Middletown (Connecticut)

Legislation:
Anglo-French Copyright Treaty 1851
Austrian Copyright Act 1846
Belgian copyright legislation
Berne Convention 1886
Connecticut Copyright Statute 1783
Copyright Act for the German Empire 1870
Dutch copyright legislation
Franco-Bavarian Copyright Treaty 1865
Franco-German Copyright Treaty 1883
Franco-Prussian Copyright Treaty 1862
Franco-Russian Copyright Treaty 1861
Franco-Saxonian Copyright Treaty 1865
Franco-Spanish Copyright Treaty 1853
French Literary and Artistic Property Act 1854
International Copyright Act, 1886, 49 & 50 Vict., c.33
Italian Copyright Act 1865
Massachusetts Copyright Statute 1783
Montevideo International Copyright Convention 1889
New York Copyright Statute 1786
Norwegian law for the protection of literary property 1876
Russian Council of State decree (1857), extending duration of p.m.a. term
Spanish Copyright Act (10 January 1879)
Statute of Anne, 1710, 8 Ann. c. 19
Swedish copyright legislation
Swiss Copyright Act 1884
U.S. Constitutional Copyright Clause 1789
U.S. Copyright Act 1831, 21st Cong., 2d Sess., 4 Stat. 436
Virginia Copyright Statute 1785

Keywords:
Anglo-American
authors' remuneration
book market
common law copyright
constitution, US
foreign reprints
incentives
international agreements, Berne Convention
international agreements, bilateral
labour theory
learning, the advancement of
libraries
lobbying
manuscript
monopoly
natural rights
newspapers
perpetual protection
property theory, authors' property
public good
reciprocity
reputation
societies, authors'
societies, copyright
societies, publishers'
universities

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