AN ORATION ON THE BIBLE, AS A KEY TO THE EVENTS OF SACRED AND PROFANE HISTORY, DELIVERED BEFORE THE EUPHRADIAN AND CLARIOSOPHIC SOCIETIES, AT THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, IN DECEMBER 1842, BY...A MEMBER OF THE CLARIOSOPHIC SOCIETY.

[Columbia, S.C. 1842]. Original printed wrappers, stitched, 26pp. Scattered foxing, generally light. Ink writing on the front wrap: "Edw F Stokes Esq with respects of C.G. Memminger." Good+ to Very Good.

A Charleston lawyer and legislator, Memminger generally acted as a restraining force on enthusiastic Carolina nullifiers and secessionists, although in 1860 he "was an active member of the secession convention of South Carolina." DAB. Here he orates on the need for "a noble, manly, Christian character."
FIRST EDITION. Not in Turnbull, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker. AI 42-3344 [5]. Item #9524

Price: $250.00