Washington: National Democratic Executive Committee, 1860. 8pp, printed in double columns. Disbound, light edgewear, light spot of fox at head of title page, else Very Good.
President Buchanan had a score to settle with Stephen Douglas, the candidate of the Northern branch of the Democratic Party, which had split during the 1860 nominating conventions. Douglas had defied Buchanan and broken with him over the Kansas issue; Buchanan supports Vice President Breckinridge, who was campaigning for the Presidency with the nomination of the Party's Southern wing.
LCP 1775. Item #31537