Richmond: 1854. 32pp, stitched in original printed wrappers, blank lower corner of front wrap clipped, else Very Good.
On this national holiday the author lauds "that perpetual watchword of our hearts-- Virginia!" He denounces the "tendency to centralization" and "that morbid philanthropy and calculating humanity, which takes a fugitive slave for its hero, appeals to a higher law for revenge."
FIRST EDITION. Haynes 1040. Swem 275. Item #22385