Letters on International copyright, Philadelphia (1853)

Source: British Library 6005.c.10: Henry Charles Carey, Letters on International Copyright (Philadelphia, 1853).

Letters on International copyright, Philadelphia (1853), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Letters on International copyright

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A pamphlet by the economist Henry C. Carey written as a series of letters criticizing international copyright protection.

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  • 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: Henry Charles Carey

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1853

Location: Philadelphia

Language: English

Source: British Library 6005.c.10: Henry Charles Carey, Letters on International Copyright (Philadelphia, 1853).

Persons referred to:

Abbott, Jacob
Adams, John Quincy
Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe
Aguilar, Grace
Aiken, Jesse B.
Alexander, Archibald
Alison, Sir Archibald
Anthon, Charles
Arnold, Thomas
Audubon, John James
Austen, Jane
Bache, Franklin
Bacon, Francis
Baillie, Joanna
Bancroft, George
Barnes, Albert
Barrow, Sir John
Bayley, Thomas Haynes
Bentham, Jeremy
Berzelius, Johan Jakob
Blair, Hugh
Blanchard, Samuel Laman
Blatchford, Samuel
Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, née Power
Bolmar, Anthony
Boswell, James
Bowditch, Nathaniel
Brande, William Thomas
Bremer, Fredrika
Brontë, Charlotte
Brougham, Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
Brown, Charles Brockden
Brown, Thomas
Bryant, William Cullen
Buist, Robert
Burke, Edmund
Burns, Robert
Bury, Lady Charlotte Susan Maria
Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale
Campbell, John, 1st Baron Campbell
Campbell, Thomas
Carey, Henry Charles
Carlyle, Thomas
Chalmers, George
Clarke, Edward Daniel
Clarkson, Thomas
Cobden, Richard
Cole, Samuel W.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Cooper, James
Cooper, James Fenimore
Copernicus, Nicolas
Crabbe, George
Croker, John Wilson
Croly, George
Curran, John Philpot
Curtis, George Ticknor
Cuvier, Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert, baron
D'Aubigné, Jean Henri Merle
Dalton, John
Davies, Samuel
Davy, Sir Humphry
De Quincey, Thomas
Descartes, René
Dick, Rev. Thomas
Dickens, Charles
Downing, Andrew Jackson
Drisler, Henry
Dumas, Alexandre, père
Dunglison, Robley
Edgeworth, Maria
Emerson, Frederick
Faraday, Michael
Ferrier, Susan Edmonstone
Fielding, Henry
Flygare-Carlén, Emilie, née Smith
Fourcroy, Antoine François de
Fox, Charles James
Franklin, Benjamin
Franklin, Sir John
Frost, John
Fulton, Robert
Galt, John
Gay, John
Gibbon, Edward
Gifford, William
Godfrey, Thomas
Goodrich, Samuel Griswold
Goodyear, Charles
Grattan, Henry
Greenleaf, Simon
Griswold, Rufus Wilmot
Grote, George
Guthrie, Samuel
Guyot, Arnold
Hadley, John
Hahnemann, Christian Friedrich Samuel
Hall, Robert
Hallam, Henry
Hamilton, Sir William
Harper, Joseph Wesley
Harvey, William
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Hazlitt, William
Head, Sir Francis Bond
Headley, Joel Tyler
Heber, Reginald
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea, née Browne
Hentz, Caroline Lee Whiting
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia
Herschel, Sir John Frederick William
Herschel, Sir William
Hogg, James
Hood, Thomas
Hook, Theodore
Horner, Francis
Hugo, Victor
Humboldt, Alexander, Baron von
Hume, David
Hunt, Leigh
Inchbald, Elizabeth, née Simpson
Irving, Washington
Jeffrey, Francis Jeffrey, Lord
Judson, Emily Chubbuck
Kames, Henry Home, Lord
Keats, John
Kendall, George Wilkins
Kent, James
Kepler, Johannes
Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de
Lamb, Charles
Landor, Walter Savage
Laplace, Pierre Simon, Marquis de
Layard, Sir Austen Henry
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
Leslie, Eliza
Liddell, Henry George
Locke, John
Lockhart, John Gibson
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Lynch, William Francis
Lytton, Edward George Lytton Bulwer, 1st Baron
Macaulay, Thomas Babington
Mackintosh, Sir James
Macpherson, James
Mahan, Dennis Hart
Malthus, Thomas Robert
Marryat, Frederick
McClure, Sir Robert John le Mesurier
McCulloch, John Ramsay
Mill, James
Mill, John Stuart
Milman, Rev. Henry Hart
Mitchell, Donald Grant
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Mitford, Mary Russell
Monboddo, James Burnett, Lord
Montagu, Basil
Moore, Thomas
More, Hannah
Moreau, François-Joseph
Morse, Jedidiah
Morton, Samuel George
Napier, Gen. Sir William Francis Patrick
Napoleon I
Newton, Sir Isaac
Northup, Solomon
Owen, Robert
Owenson, Sydney
Pancoast, Joseph
Park, Mungo
Parry, Sir William Edward
Peel, Sir Robert
Peel, Sir Robert, Sr.
Petty-Fitzmaurice, Henry, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne
Pitt, William 'the Younger'
Playfair, John
Pope, Alexander
Prescott, William Hickling
Priestley, Joseph
Putnam, George Palmer
Quesnay, François
Ramsay, Allan
Ramsay, David
Rayer, Pierre François Olive
Reid, Thomas
Ricardo, David
Ricord, Philippe
Robertson, William
Robinson, Solon
Rogers, Samuel
Romilly, Samuel
Roscoe, William
Rowson, Susanna, née Haswell
Sand, George
Saunders, Frederick
Scott, Robert
Scott, Sir Walter
Sedgwick, Catharine Maria
Sedgwick, Theodore
Seward, William Henry
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
Sigourney, Lydia Huntley
Smith, Adam
Smith, Alexander
Smith, Horace
Smith, Sydney
Somerville, Mary, née Fairfax
Southey, Robert
Sparks, Jared
Stanhope, Philip Henry, 5th Earl Stanhope
Stephens, John Lloyd
Stewart, Dugald
Story, Joseph
Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth, née Beecher
Sue, Marie Joseph Eugène
Taylor, Thomas
Tennyson, Alfred, 1st Baron Tennyson
Thackeray, William Makepeace
Thierry, Augustin
Thiers, Louis Adolphe
Thirlwall, Connop
Thompson, William Tappan
Tupper, Martin Farquhar
Turgot, Anne Robert Jacques
Ure, Andrew
Warner, Susan Bogert
Webster, Noah
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of
Whewell, William
Wilkes, Charles
Willis, Nathaniel Parker
Willis, Sara Payson
Wilson, Alexander
Wilson, John
Wollaston, William Hyde
Wood, George Bacon
Wordsworth, William
Young, Andrew White

Places referred to:
Auburn, New York
Boston, Massachusetts
Burlington, New Jersey
Great Britain
Louisville, Kentucky
New Jersey
New York
St Louis, Missouri

Cases referred to:

Institutions referred to:
Boston Academy of Music
Holyrood Palace
Smithsonian Institution
U.S. Congress
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate

Anglo-French Copyright Treaty 1851
British-American Copyright Convention Draft, 1853
Copyright Amendment Act, 1842, 5 & 6 Vict., c.45
French Imperial decree on the book trade 1810
Statute of Anne, 1710, 8 Anne, c.19
U.S. Copyright Act 1790, 1 Stat. 124 (1790)
U.S. Copyright Act 1802 (Amendment of 1790 Act), 2 Stat. 171 (1802)
U.S. Copyright Act 1831, 21st Cong., 2d Sess., 4 Stat. 436
U.S. Patent Act 1819

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