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Robinson, Charles:

ORGANIZATION OF THE FREE STATE GOVERNMENT IN KANSAS, WITH THE INAUGURAL SPEECH AND MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR ROBINSON.

Buell & Blanchard, Washington: 1856 Disbound, light uniform tanning. 13, [1 blank] pp. Very Good. Robinson had been resident agent of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, whose mission was to settle anti-slavery families in the Kansas-Nebraska Territory. The Free State Party, meeting under the Topeka Constitution, elected him Governor in 1856. This item records the doings of the Topeka Convention, its selection of Robinson; and his inaugural address, pledging devotion to free institutions and to Statehood under the Topeka Constitution. The Library Company of Philadelphia records two printings in the same year by Buell & Blanchard, collated identically but with slightly different titles. 137 Eberstadt 539. 23 Decker 237. LCP 8926. Not in Dary, Dumond, Work, Blockson.


Book Id: 18778

Price: $250.00

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