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Moore, Andrew B.:

THE BIENNIAL MESSAGE OF GOV. ANDREW B. MOORE, TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA, NOVEMBER 14, 1859.

Advertiser Book and Job Office Print, Montgomery, AL: 1859 23, [1 blank] pp. Stitched, untrimmed and generously margined [some small worm holes in untrimmed blank margin of last leaf, some toning]. Very Good. Governor Moore reminds that, "The recent developments at Harper's Ferry admonish us of the propriety of the State being ready, at all times, to protect the lives and property of her citizens." He also reports on the State's happy financial situation, its Judiciary, the Public Schools, the Deaf and Dumb School, School Lands, the Geological Report, Penitentiary, a Digest of the Laws, Railroads, and the University of Alabama. After Lincoln's election, Governor Moore convened the State Convention that adopted the Ordinance of Secession. FIRST EDITION. Ellison 1141. OCLC locates only a 16-page printing, at Duke and Emory Universities, as of June 2014.


Book Id: 21849

Price: $500.00

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