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Read, John M.:

OPINION OF...OF THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA, IN FAVOR OF THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE ACT OF CONGRESS OF MARCH 3, 1863, "FOR ENROLLING AND CALLING OUT THE NATIONAL FORCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES." DELIVERED AT PITTSBURG, ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1863.

Philadelphia: 1863 Original printed wrappers, stitched, 20pp. Light wear, Very Good. Read files a detailed opinion sustaining the national government's power to draft persons to serve in the armed forces. The powers to raise an army, wage war, insure domestic tranquillity, and to provide for the common defence amply justify Lincoln's draft measures. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 68165. II Harv. Law Cat. 429. Not in LCP, Eberstadt, Decker, Nevins.


Book Id: 12056

Price: $75.00

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