SPEECH OF HON. R. M. T. HUNTER, OF VIRGINIA, BEFORE THE DEMOCRATIC MASS MEETING, AT POUGHKEEPSIE, ON OCTOBER 1, 1856.

New York: Printed by J.W. Bell, Daily News Job Office, 1856. 14pp, [2 blank] pp. Disbound, printed in double columns. Leaves clipped closely at top edges with occasional page number missing, and slightly affecting portions of several letters on two leaves. Tear to blank lower forecorner of title leaf, lightly worn. Good+. Hunter, the powerful Virginia Senator, provides New York Democrats with "the Southern view" of the "disturbing question of African Slavery." Hunter justifies slavery as a positive good, opposes a ban on slavery in the western territories, and denounces Northerners who have "pronounced sentence of outlawry upon Southern Slavery." He reminds his fellow Democrats that "the Constitution of the United States recognizes the legality of the institution of Slavery." OCLC 6018223 [6]. Not in LCP. Item #22536

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