BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARIES OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU AND OF OTHER MEMBERS OF THE THOREAU FAMILY, 1776-1869
Story, Joseph (1779-1845). Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; with a preliminary review of the constitutional history of the colonies and states, before the adoption of the Constitution. By Joseph Story … Abridged by the author, for the use of colleges and high schools … (Boston: Hilliard, Gray and Company, 1833). xliii, 736 pages.
Inscribed in ink on front free endpaper: “Henry D. Thoreau”; and below this, in pencil: “D H Thoreau.” Presented by Sophia E. Thoreau, 1874. Bound in sheepskin, red spine label. Accession no. 10420.
Community Preservation funding for this project to conserve the CFPL's Thoreau Books Collection and to provide electronic access to annotated pages within the collection was approved by the citizens of the Town of Concord at Town Meeting in 2009.