ESSAYS ON THE PRESENT CRISIS IN THE CONDITION OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS; FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, UNDER THE SIGNATURE OF WILLIAM PENN.

Philadelphia: Thomas Kite, 1830. 116pp. bound in later decorated wrappers. Foxed, Good+.

First published in Boston in 1829, this pamphlet is a "powerful indictment of the state and federal governments for the treatment of the aborigines...On several occasions when he visited the Southern states, he investigated the condition of the Indian tribes east of the Mississippi, particularly the Cherokees, and as a result strongly opposed the policy of transferring them to Western reservations." DAB.
Howes E230. 132 Eberstadt 336. De Renne 410. Jenkins Full Howes 820. Not in Field. Item #16941

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