Lapas attēli
PDF
ePub

TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION 1837 (February 16).-Report, by Henry Clay, of Ken- Senate report

(H: Clay) tucky, from the Select Committee to whom was referred the address of certain British and the petition of certain American authors concerning international copyright. Printed, 3 pp., in “ Public documents printed by order of the Senate of the United States, 2d session of the 24th Congress, begun and held at the city of Washington, December 5, 1836." Vol. 2, 8o. Washington, 1837, doc. no. 179.

(5) NOTE.-Mr. Clay's report is reprinted, with comments upon each paragraph, in “Remarks on literary property. By Philip H. Nicklin.'' 16°. Philadelphia, 1838, pp. 27–38, and noticed in “The American quarterly review," v. 21, 8o. Philadelphia, no. 41, March, 1837, pp. 214-229. It was also reprinted by the Publishers' Copyright League. 4 pp. 8°. (Washington, 1889.]

TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION 1838 (June 25).- Report by John Ruggles, of Maine, Senate report from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, to (J: Ruggles) whom was referred a bill (Senate bill, 25th Cong., 2d sess., no. 32) to amend the act entitled “An act to amend the several acts respecting copyright.' Printed, 7 pp., in “Public documents printed by order of the Senate of the United States, 2d session of the 25th Congress, begun and held at the city of Washington, December 4, 1837." Vol. 6, 89. Washington, 1838, doc. no. 494.

(6) 1838 (July 7).-Report, by Mr. Robertson, of Virginia, H. R. report from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred (J: Robertson) the petition of Hodijah Meade, administrator of Peyton Randolph, deceased, and guardian of one of his children; to accompany bill (H. R. bill, 25th Cong., 2d sess., no. 885). Printed, i p., in [“ Reports of committees of the House of Representatives, at the 2d session of the 25th Congress, begun and held at the city of Washington, December 4, 1847." Vol. 4. 8°. Washington, 1838), no. 1052.

(7) TWENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION 1840 ( June 6).—Exchange of books. Mr. Tillinghast, H. R. report from the Committee on the Library, submitted the follow-J. L. Tilling

hast) ing report: to accompany bill H. R. no. 447 and Joint

Resolution no. 14. Printed, 26 pp., in [“Reports of Com-
mittees of the House of Representatives for the ist ses-
sion of the 26th Congress.” Vol. 3,8°. Washington, 1840),
no. 536.

(8)
NOTE.—This report contains a paragraph on page 2, suggesting the
amendment of the copyright laws to provide for the deposit of three
copies of every publication.

THIRTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION H. R. report

1848 (May 17).-Levi H. Corson. Mr. Joseph R. Inger(J. R. Ingersoll)

soll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, made the follow-
ing report: to accompany bill H. R. no. 493. Printed, 2 pp.,
in [Reports of committees of the House of Representatives
for the ist session of the 30th Congress. Vol. 3, 8°. Wash-
ington, 1848], no. 613.

(9)

!

THIRTY-SECOND CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION Senate report

1853 (February 2).-Report, by Mr. Davis, from the (J: Davis)

Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the petition
of Selina Sumner, wife of Thos. H. Sumner, late a master
mariner; to accompany bill S. no. 604. Printed, 9 pp., in
"The Reports of committees of the Senate of the United
States for the 2d session of the 32d Congress, 1852-'53."
8°. Washington, 1853, no. 396.

(10)

THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Senate report

1854 (February 2).-Report, by Mr. Seward, from the (W:H. Seward)

Committee on Commerce, to which was referred the petition
of Selina C. Sumner; to accompany bill S. 181. Printed,
I p., in “The Reports of the committees of the Senate of
the United States for the ist session, 33d Congress, 1853–
'54.” Vol. 1, 8°. Washington, 1854, no. 77. (11)

FORTIETH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

H. R. report

[ocr errors]

1868 (February 21).-International copyright. Report, J: D. Baldwin) by Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee on the Library, who

were instructed “to inquire into the subject of international
copyright, etc., and to report by bill or otherwise." Printed,
6 pp., in “Reports of committees of the House of Representa-
tives for the ad session of the 40th Congress, 1867-'68."
Vol. 1, 8°. Washington, 1868, no. 16.

(12)

FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

1870 (June 11).-Report, by Mr. Morrill, of Maine, from Senate report

(L. M. Morrill, the Committee on the Library, to accompany bill (S. no. 1870) 703) entitled “A bill for the encouragement and protection of dramatic compositions designed and suitable for public representation, by securing to the authors and proprietors of the same certain rights during the time herein mentioned.” Printed, 3 pp., in “ Reports of the committees of the Senate of the United States for the 2d session of the 41st Congress.” 8o. Washington, 1870, no. 209.

(13)

FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION

1873 (February 7).-Report, by Mr. Morrill, of Maine, Senate report

(L. M. Morrill, from the Joint Committee on the Library, on the resolution 1873) directing them to inquire into the practicability of securing to authors the benefit of international copyright. Printed, 8 pp., in “Reports of committees of the Senate of the United States for the 3d session of the 42d Congress. 1872–73." Vol. 1, 8°. Washington, 1872, no. 409.

(14) NOTE.—Mr. Morrill's report is reprinted in full, with editorial note at end, in The Publishers' Weekly, v. 3, 8o. New York, no. 58, February 22, 1872, pp. 191-195. Also reprinted in full in “Correspondence respecting Colonial Copyright, presented to both Houses of Parliament, July, 1874,” fol., (London, Parliamentary Papers, v.44: Accounts and papers, v. 10, session, 1874], pp. 10–16; and in the “Congressional Record,” goth Cong., ist sess., v. 19, pt. 4, 4o. Washington, 1888, pp. 3509–3511; and ibid., 51st Cong., 2d sess., V. 22, pt. 3, 4°. Washington, 1891, pp. 2845-2847.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

H. R. report

1882 (July 1).—Amendment of copyright law. Mr.

(J. M. Ritchie ) Ritchie, from the Committee on Patents, submitted the following report: to accompany bill H. R. 5583. Printed, i p., in "Reports of Committees of the House of Representatives for the ist session of the 47th Congress, 1881-'82." Vol. 5, 8o. Washington, 1882, no. 1547.

(15)

FORTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

1884 (February 5).-Copyright to citizens of foreign H. R. report countries. Mr. Dorsheimer, from the Committee on the (W:

mer) Judiciary, submitted the following report. Printed, 3 pp.,

Dorshei.

in “Reports of committees of the House of Representatives

for the ist session of the 48th Congress, 1883–84." Vol. 1, · 8° Washington, 1884, no. 189.

(16) Note.—Mr. Dorsheimer's report is reprinted in The Publishers' Weekly, v. 25, 8o. New York, 1884, pp. 261–262.

FORTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Senate report 1886 May 21).-International copyright. Mr. Chace, (J. Chace, 1886)

from the Committee on Patents, submitted the following report: to accompany bill S. 2496. Printed, viii, 133 pp., in "Reports of committees of the Senate of the United States for the ist session of the 49th Congress, 1885–86." Vol. 7, 8°. Washington, 1886, no. 1188.

(17) CONTENTS.-Report of the committee, including text of title 60, chap. 3, Revised Statutes; and S. bill (49th Cong., ist sess.) no. 2496: “A bill to amend title sixty, chapter three, of the Revised Statutes of the United States," pp. i-viii. Statements made before the Committee on Patents of the United States Senate relating to the bill (S. no. 191) and the bill (S. 1178), pp. 1-133.—The testimony is prefaced by the text of S. bill no. 191, p. 1; and S. bill no. 1178, pp. 1–2; following which are the statements of Howard Crosby, pp. 3-4; Senator Joseph R. Hawley, pp. 4–6; A. G. Sedgwick, pp. 6-8; Henry Holt, pp. 8–14; George Walton Green, pp. 14-15; S. L. Clemens (“Mark Twain”), pp. 15-17; George Ticknor Curtis, pp. 17–20; William Henry Browne, pp. 20–21; Horace E. Scudder, pp. 21–27 (all of January 28); James Lowndes, pp. 27-28; Gardiner G. Hubbard, pp. 28–33; James Russell Lowell, pp. 34-44; James Welsh, pp. 44-53; Dana Estes, pp. 53-58; R. R. Bowker, pp. 58–60 (of January 29).Brief presented by the American Copyright League: “International Copyright. Memorandum in behalf of Senate bill no. 191 and H. R. bill no. 2493,” pp. 60–68.-Statement of Henry C. Lea, pp. 68-73; statement of Roger Sherman (February 12), pp. 74-86; additional statement of Dana Estes (February 12), pp. 86–90; statement of Josiah R. Sypher (February 12), pp. 90–111; additional statement of R. R. Bowker, pp. 111-115; statement of Henry Carey Baird, pp. 115-120; statement of Ainsworth R. Spofford ( March 11), pp. 120-130; statements of George Haven Putnam, pp. 130-131; Harper & Brothers, pp. 131-132; John W. Lovell Co., P. 132; George Munro, pp. 132-133.

FIFTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Senate report

1888 (March 19).-International copyright. Mr. Chace, (J. Chace, 1888) from the Committee on Patents, submitted the following

report: to accompany bill S. 554. Printed, 2 parts, 52 pp., 140 pp., in "Reports of committees of the Senate of the

Mr.

H. R.

port

United States for the ist session of the 50th Congress. 1887–88." Vol. 2,8°. Washington, 1888, no. 622. (18)

CONTENTS.—[Part 1.] Report of the committee, pp. 1-2: Hearing before the Committee on Patents, United States Senate, Friday, March 9, 1888, on the bill S. 554, pp. 3-52. Part 2, Appendix: Senate report no. 1188, 49th Cong., ist sess., May 21, 1886, pp. 1-8; statements made before the Committee on Patents relating to the bill (S. no. 191) to establish an international copyright, and the bill S. 1178, pp. 9-140. Contents as given above. 1888 (April 21).- Amendment of Revised Statutes.

(P. A. Collins, Collins, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the Apr. 21, 1888) following report: to accompany bill H. R. 8715. Printed, 2 pp., in “The Reports of committees of the House of Representatives for the ist session of the 50th Congress. 1887-'88.” Vol. 6, 8°. Washington, 1888, no. 1875. (19) 1888 (May 24).–Amendment of the Revised Statutes. H. R. report

(P. A. Collins, Mr. Collins, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted May 24, 1888) the following report: to accompany bill S. 554. Printed, i p., in " The Reports of committees of the House of Representatives for the ist session of the 50th Congress. 1887-'88." Vol. 7, 8° Washington, 1888, no. 2311.

(20) 1888 (September 13).-Copyrights. Mr. Vance, from the H. R. report Committee on Patents, submitted the following report: to

(R. J. Vance) accompany bill H. R.

4995 Printed, 1 p., in “The Reports of committees of the House of Representatives for the ist session of the 50th Congress, 1887–88.” Vol. 10, 8°. Washington, 1888, no. 3434.

(21)

FIFTIETH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

1889 (January 31).-Mr. Manderson, from the Com- Senate report

(C: F. Mander. mittee on Printing, submitted the following report: to accom-son) pany Senate resolution to print 1,000 extra copies of Senate bill no. 554, to amend title 60, chapter 3, of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Printed, i p., in “Reports of committees of the Senate of the United States for the ad session of the 50th Congress. 1888–89." Vol. 1, 8o. Washington, 1889, no. 2525.

(22)

« iepriekšējāTurpināt »