[Roswell]: Printed for Private Circulation, 1908. 113pp. Original stiff printed tan paper wrappers. Punch holes in blank inner margin. Inner margin of front wrapper partially split. Discreet rubberstamp at blank corner of inner rear wrapper. Very Good.
"Defense of his gubernatorial conduct, with a discussion of mining and timber-land frauds" [Howes]. Theodore Roosevelt appointed Hagerman territorial governor of New Mexico in 1906. He spent a year fighting powerful local political interests, in an effort to stamp out corruption. President Roosevelt withdrew his support for Hagerman and asked him to resign. Hagerman left office in 1907.
FIRST EDITION. Howes H12. Not in Graff, Eberstadt, Soliday, Decker. Item #39580