Bridgeton, N.J. Printed by Simeon Siegfried, 1824. 40pp. Stitched as issued, untrimmed and generously margined. Light toned, scattered foxing. Printer's flaw at page 11 affects several words, else Very Good.
The pamphlet was also printed in New York during this election year. "A glowing account of Jackson's military career, putting him forward for the presidency" [Eberstadt]. The pamphlet is a biography of Jackson, with special emphasis on his career in Florida and New Orleans, and vindication of his conduct in the controversial execution of Arbuthnot and Ambrister. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, his opponent in the 1824 presidential contest, justified Jackson's decisions in a belligerent letter to the Spanish minister, printed here beginning at page 22.
164 Eberstadt 158. Miles 13. Felcone, New Jersey Books 864. Item #34385