AN OPEN LETTER TO THE FRIENDS OF FREE SCHOOLS AND AMERICAN LIBERTIES. FROM THE COMMITTEE OF ONE HUNDRED, APPOINTED AT THE MASS MEETINGS OF CITIZENS HELD ON THE EVENING OF JULY 11, 1888, AT FANEUIL HALL AND TREMONT TEMPLE, BOSTON.

Boston: Published by the Committee of One Hundred, October, 1888. 16pp. Stitched in original printed title wrappers. At head of title: "No. 1. October 1888. | COMMITTEE OF ONE HUNDRED SERIES." Near Fine.

The Committee of One Hundred worried about "the doings of the Romish Church as to the Public School." Dominated by Protestant Clergy, the Committee announces "an irrepressible conflict between the emissaries of Rome and Republican institutions." The Committee feared the growing power of Irish Catholic immigrants and their Church, whose priests have avowed victory in the "contest for the mastery" against Protestants.
OCLC locates about fifteen institutional copies as of November 2021. Item #37906

Price: $125.00