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Election of 1840:

PLAN OF THE STANDING ARMY OF 200,000 MEN, SUBMITTED TO CONGRESS BY THE SECRETARY OF WAR, AND RECOMMENDED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

[Washington?: 1840] Caption title [as issued], disbound. 16pp. Light scattered foxing, Good+. A very scarce Whig campaign document, producing official messages and correspondence exposing the militaristic tendencies of the incumbent, Martin Van Buren. Another printing, by Gideon in Washington DC, is entitled 'Plan of A Standing Army of 200,000 Men,...' Joel Poinsett was Secretary of War at the time. Not in AI, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker. 624 NUC 0263454 [4].


Book Id: 18278

Price: $250.00

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