TWO SPEECHES OF JAMES A. BAYARD, OF DELAWARE. DELIVERED IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE ON FEBRUARY 28, AND MARCH 3, 1863, IN OPPOSITION TO THE CONSCRIPTION BILL, AND THE BILL TO APPOINT A DICTATOR, ENTITLED 'AN ACT RELATING TO HABEAS CORPUS, AND REGULATING JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS IN CERTAIN CASES.

Baltimore: W.M. Innes, 1863. 32pp. Disbound, lightly worn, Good+.

Baltimore, many of whose citizens had been arrested and held without trial for their pro-southern sympathies, was a hospitable place to publish this strict constructionist view of the Constitution, opposing the raising of an army by conscription and attacking Lincoln's suspension of the writ of habeas corpus.
Bartlett 355. Sabin 4030n. Not in Monaghan, Eberstadt. Item #31871

Price: $150.00

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