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Election of 1840:

ADDRESS TO THE DEMOCRACY OF THE STATE OF NEW- YORK.

Albany, N.Y.: May 7, 1840 pp [89]-96, large folded folio sheet printed in triple columns. Caption title [as issued], scattered light foxing, Very Good. An Extra, denominated No. 12, from the Rough-Hewer, a Democratic Party campaign publication published from February - December The Address supports the Democrats' presidential candidate, and New York's favorite son, Martin Van Buren, against the Whig candidate, William Henry Harrison. The Whigs, descendants of the aristocratic Federalists, are "constantly struggling to create [distinctions in society] by legislation for the special benefit of individuals and classes, thereby throwing into their hands a power and influence strong enough to control the suffrages of the people, or set them at defiance." Resolutions and discussion of the issues, all presented with great passion, ensue. FIRST EDITION. AI 40-5891 [5]. Lomazow 392. Not in Mott.


Book Id: 15487

Price: $175.00

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