Boston: A. Williams & Co.. Printed by H.W. Dutton & Son, 1861. 52pp. Original printed wrappers [light dustsoiling and wear, spine eroded at ends], stitched. Lightly age toned with minimal spotting. Blindstamp on front wrapper of 'E. Atkinson, 3 Union Building, 40 State St.' Good+ to Very Good.
Atkinson predicts that emancipation of the slaves "is the logical and necessary conclusion of the present condition of affairs." Emancipation will destroy the Planter Class, and permit cotton to be planted and processed by free labor which, the author demonstrates, is also cheap labor.
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