SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES. EMANCIPATION IN MISSOURI. SPEECH OF SAMUEL T. GLOVER, AT THE RATIFICATION MEETING HELD AT THE COURT HOUSE, IN ST. LOUIS, JULY 22D, 1863.

[St. Louis: 1863]. 18pp, disbound, lacks printed wrappers [on which the imprint probably appears]. Caption title, else quite clean and Very Good.

Glover was a Missouri lawyer, staunch Unionist, and abolitionist. He had been counsel to a slave in a sensational trial surrounding a gruesome murder in Marion County, Missouri in 1850. The slave was convicted of murdering two young children, having raped and mutilated the sister before. Glover insists, "Slavery must cease to exist. The miseries of the past proclaim it. The hopes of the future demand it."
Sabin 27611. Item #25888

Price: $50.00

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