Treloar Copyright Bill (H.R. 5976), Washington D.C. (1896)

Source: The University of Colorado - Boulder: 'Copyright Remade,' Publisher's Weekly No. 1257 (1896): 386-393.

Treloar Copyright Bill (H.R. 5976), Washington D.C. (1896), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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a bill (H. R. 5976) to provide for the commissioner of copyrights and to revise the copyright law

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A reproduction of a House of Representatives Bill for a comprehensive copyright reform, accompanied by commentary.

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Year: 1896

Location: Washington D.C.

Language: English

Source: The University of Colorado - Boulder: 'Copyright Remade,' Publisher's Weekly No. 1257 (1896): 386-393.

Persons referred to:
Bacon, Francis
Campbell, Thomas
Child, Lydia Maria
Curtis, George William
Derby, James Cephas
Field, Eugene
Gowans, William
Harper, Fletcher
Headley, Joel Tyler
Kant, Immanuel
Keese, John
Leypoldt, Frederick
Lytton, Edward George Lytton Bulwer, 1st Baron
Napoleon I
Prime, Samuel Irenaeus
Pumpelly, Josiah Collins
Radcliffe, Ann, née Ward
Randolph, Anson Davies Fitz
Treloar, William Mitchellson
Welford, Charles

Places referred to:
Mexico, Missouri

Cases referred to:

Institutions referred to:
Harper & Brothers, American publishing firm (est.1833)
Library of Congress
Patent Office, U.S. Department of State
U.S. Congress
U.S. Copyright Office
U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. International Copyright Act, 1891 (Chace Act)

dramatic works, protected subject matter
editions, new
music, protected subject matter
public performance

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