LETTER OF HON. R.J. WALKER, IN FAVOR OF THE REELECTION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. LONDON, SEPT. 30, 1864.

[np: 1864]. 20pp, stitched, caption title [as issued]. Light foxing, Good+.

Walker had been an expansionist Mississippi Senator and Polk's Treasury Secretary, enthusiastically supporting the Texas annexation and the Mexican War. But "Walker was at heart a Free-Soiler" and he remained an "eager Unionist" [DAB]. He spent much of the War in England selling federal bonds to support the war effort. Here he urges Lincoln's re-election. FIRST EDITION. Monaghan 364. Item #10251

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