- Publisher: New York, Clark, Austin & Smith, 1858.
- Format: Hardcover
1858 Manual of Parliamentary Practice Thomas Jefferson Congress Senate Americana Manual of Parliamentary Practice for the Use of the Senate of the United States, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1801, is the first American book on parliamentary procedure. As Vice President of the United States, Jefferson served as the Senate?s presiding officer from 1797 to 1801. Throughout these four years, Jefferson worked on various texts and, in early 1801, started to assemble them into a single manuscript... for the Senate?s use. In 1801 he decided to have the manuscript printed. Main author: Thomas Jefferson Title: A manual of parliamentary practice; composed originally for the use of the Senate of the United States. Published: New York, Clark, Austin & Smith, 1858. Language: English FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 196 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: New York, Clark, Austin & Smith, 1858. Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 12.5cm) Photos available upon request. more