No Place: Chronicle Office, Printer, 1866. Pamphlet. Good. Item #013071
Pamphlet. 8 pp. Double columned text. A speech by Republican Roswell Hart of New York, cautioning against allowing Southern states back into the Union without first establishing that they will adhere to constitutional principles and establish in law rights for all, regardless of race and color. Hart refers often to slavery, taking a critical tone with the South and its manipulation of territories in an effort to perpetuate slavery. GOOD condition. Large faint dampstain affecting the left half of the piece. Moderate toning. Offsetting along the upper edge. Some soiling. Extremities chipped and torn, with associated creasing.