[New York: 1862]. 17, [1 blank] pp. Stitched in original printed green wrappers. Lightly worn and toned, two institutional marks at top blank margin of front wrapper, else Very Good.
A scarce, open letter to the 37th Congress, then in session. The author expresses prevalent pro-Union, anti-Negro sentiment of the day: "the 'black man' leaves but little time unemployed upon the hands of our representatives...leaving to 'congress men' their valuable time for maturing plans for the full development of their much admired and more beloved 'Congo men.'" He also mocks Treasury Secretary Chase's plans to print paper money to finance the War.
FIRST EDITION. Bartlett 1936. Sabin 28570. Not in Nevins, Work, Eberstadt, or LCP. Item #28694