Boston: Stimpson & Clapp, 1832. 43pp, [1 blank] pp. Disbound, title page with two rubberstamps in blank portions. Good+.
The Constitution is in imminent peril from President Jackson: Jackson has renounced the Constitution's primary powers developed over the preceding forty years, particularly a national bank and internal improvements. At the same time, Jackson has sought unconstitutionally to arrogate power to himself by claiming to be co-equal with the Supreme Court in interpreting the Constitution. As to the latter claim, Webster says, if the President is right, "there is an end to all law and all judicial authority. Statutes are but recommendations, judgments no more than opinions."
FIRST EDITION. Sabin 102282. AI 17010. Item #34763