Jackson, Mississippi: Clarion Steam Printing Establishment. 1870. Original printed wrappers [loosened], stitched, 87 pages. Wraps a bit dusted, text clean. Very Good.
An unreconstructed Mississippian angrily counsels his brethren to reject the Northern General Assembly's overtures. The pamphlet was originally published under the signature of 'Presbyter,' as articles in the 'South-Western Presbyterian.' The author asserts that the Northern Assembly's continued proscription of State Rights is unforgivable; it has no business telling a citizen that his primary loyalty is to the National Government rather than his State. During the War, the Assembly's fanatical denunciation of Southerners as traitors "soiled her own robes, and betrayed the crown rights of her Redeemer King." The Northern Assembly would still impose a rigid adherence to abolitionism and Negro equality as a test of membership; its many slanders against "the Southern Church" continue unabated.
FIRST EDITION. Sabin 65223. Not in Owen, LCP, Eberstadt, Decker. Item #35493