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CHARLES HENRY BUTLER
OF THE NEW YORK BAR
PART I. THE UNITED STATES IS A NATION.
PART II. HISTORICAL REVIEW OF THE TREATY-MAKING POWER of the
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These volumes are dedicated
with affection and respect
to the memory of my grandfather BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BUTLER whom the Historian Bancroft described
as ever the upright statesman."
He was born at Kinderhook Landing (Stuyvesant)
died at Paris, France, November 8, 1858.
He was appointed in 1824 a Commissioner to Revise the Statute Laws of the State of New York.
He was Attorney-General of the United States from 1833 to 1838 during the administrations of ANDREW JACKSON and MARTIN VAN BUREN, and for a part of that period he was also Secretary of War.
On more than one occasion, while he was Attorney.
THE TREATY-MAKING POWER OF THE UNITED STATES
while JOHN MARSHALL was the CHIEF JUSTICE
and JOSEPH STORY an ASSOCIATE JUSTICE
"There were giants in the earth in those days."