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Yates, Richard:

GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, SPRINGFIELD, APRIL 23, 1861. TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.

[Springfield: 1861] 8pp, stitched, caption title [as issued]. Light wear and fox, Good+. Responding angrily to the assault on Fort Sumter, Yates rallies the people of Illinois to resist the South's "ambitious and restless leaders, to the great peril of our noble Union, of our Democratic institutions and of our public and private property." He observes, "The attack upon Fort Sumter produced a most startling transformation on the Northern mind, and awakened a sleeping giant." He urges the Legislature to take the necessary steps to prepare for an arduous conflict. Sabin 34298 [another issue]. Not in Nevins, Eberstadt, Bartlett, LCP.


Book Id: 13231

Price: $175.00

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