1916 · [Troy, NY]
by MacLEAN, Charles F.
[Troy, NY], 1916. Some chips and small losses to wrappers, tables in fine condition. 8vo. 29 pages. Three folding tables at end. Original printed wrappers. An impassioned address on the importance of New York Harbor, with remarks on its essential role in naval defense, the Harlem ship canal, and the water link between the Great Lakes and the New England seaboard. MacLean, educated at Yale and the first person to be awarded a PhD in Philosophy from an American institution, went on to be a war correspondent, a distinguished lawyer in the firm of Samuel J. Tilden and later a judge on the New York Supreme Court. (Inventory #: 406582)