SPEECHES OF HON. JAMES D. PHELAN IN THE 64TH CONGRESS
PHELAN, Senator James D.
Washington DC Government Printing Office 1916-7 75 pages. Full brown pebble-grained morocco with gilt cover titling. 5 5/8" x 9". Bookplate of James D Phelan on front pastedown. Brochure laid in ("Why I Am For Governor Alfred E. Smith for President" by James D. Phelan). The transcripts of six speeches given by Senator Phelan in the 64th Congress (1916-7) on (1)The Naval Appropriation Bill; (2)The Necessity of a Permanent Pacific Fleet; (3) The Cause of Liberty Irish Political Prisoners (4) Wine Schedule of the Revenue Bill; (5) Immigration Bill (Debate on Oriental Immigration); (6) Pacific Coast Defense. The text includes the statements of all those engaged in debate. Senator James Duval Phelan (1861-1930) was born in San Francisco and, although educated as a lawyer, worked in his family's banking business. He was elected Mayor of San Francisco for three two-year terms befginning in 1897. In the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and fire, Phelan was designated by President Theodore Roosevelt as Custodian of relief funds and toured the United States to assure capitalists that San Francisco was a safe place to invest. Senator Phelan was elected to the US Senate in 1913 and served one 6 year term. He died at his country estate, Villa Montalvo, in 1930. Some wear at the hinges, but generally a NEAR FINE copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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