H.R. 140 Committee Bill, Washington D.C. (1828)

Source: Library of Congress: H.R. 140, 20th Cong. (as reported by the H.R. Comm. on the Judiciary, February 1, 1828).

H.R. 140 Committee Bill, Washington D.C. (1828), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
H.R. 140: A bill to amend the act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned

Full title original language:

A bill to amend the Copyright Act reported by the Committee on the Judiciary. The bill formed one of the stages in legislating the 1831 Copyright Act.

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  • Unger, H.G. Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998.

  • Webster, Noah. 'Origin of the Copy-right Laws of the United States.' In A Collection of Papers on Political, Literary and Moral Subjects. New York: Webster & Clark, 1843.

  • Micklethwait, David. Noah Webster and the American Dictionary, Jefferson N.C.: McFarland, 2000.

Related documents in this database:
1790: Copyright Act
1802: 1802 Amendment
1826: Letter from Daniel Webster to Noah Webster
1828: H.R. 140 Consolidated Bill
1830: Judiciary Committee Report
1831: Copyright Act
1831: House Debate

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Publisher: N/A

Year: 1828

Location: Washington D.C.

Language: English

Source: Library of Congress: H.R. 140, 20th Cong. (as reported by the H.R. Comm. on the Judiciary, February 1, 1828).

Persons referred to:
Barbour, Philip Pendleton

Places referred to:

Cases referred to:

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

U.S. Copyright Act 1790, 1 Stat. 124 (1790)
U.S. Copyright Act 1802 (Amendment of 1790 Act), 2 Stat. 171 (1802)

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