LETTER TO A.B.J., AUTHOR OF THE PAMPHLET ENTITLED "THE UNION AS IT WAS AND THE CONSTITUTION AS IT IS."

New York: Francis & Loutrel, Printers and Stationers, 1863. 25, [3 blank] pp. Original printed wrappers, stitched. Front wrap detached, light wear and dust, else Very Good. Inscribed in ink by author on title page, "To Rev. Dr. Lathrop with best regards by J.E. Williams."

Writing in March 1863, the author welcomes the impending doom of slavery. "The more malignant and deteriorating influences of slavery are to be found among the white, brutalizing as they are on the black man." He advocates the Republican position on slavery in the Territories, and vigorously opposes the notion of state sovereignty.
Not in Sabin or Bartlett. OCLC records a number of institutional locations. Item #26925

Price: $125.00

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