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

Source: Library of Congress: H.R. 140, 20th Cong. (as presented on February 21, 1828).

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

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H.R. 140: Amendment To a bill to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copy-rights

Full title original language:

A bill to amend the Copyright Act that consolidated an early amendment bill reported by the Committee on the Judiciary with the existing Act. 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 Committee 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 presented on February 21, 1828).

Persons referred to:
Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin

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Institutions referred to:
U.S. Congress
U.S. Federal District Courts
U.S. Secretary of State's Office

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

books, protected subject matter
engravings, protected subject matter
maps, protected subject matter
music, protected subject matter
penalties, paid to author(s)
penalties, paid to fiscal authorities
penalties, paid to publisher(s)

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