DescriptionCollection of Fifteen Civil War Imprints: Mostly Congressional Speeches. Lot contains fifteen published speeches delivered by various members of the House of Representatives and the Senate. All tracts are disbound (except Authentic Speeches of S. P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, During his Visit to Ohio, which has paper wrappers), most with string binding. Pamphlets show light to heavy age toning; some brittle pages. Generally very good to fine condition. Prospective buyers are advised to view lot carefully prior to bidding.
Includes: The Irrepressible Conflict: Speech of Hon. Sidney Edgerton of Ohio, February 29, 1860; The Great Issue of American Politics: Speech of Carl Schurz of Wisconsin, August 1, 1860; Speech of Charles Francis Adams of Mass., January 31, 1861; International Law: Speech of Hon. Chas. Sumner of Massachusetts, January 8, 1962; Speech of Hon. Clement L. Vallandigham of Ohio on The United States Note Bill, February 3, 1862; Expulsion of Mr. Bright: Speech of Hon. Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, January 31, 1862; Speech of Hon. F.P. Blair, Jr., of Missouri on the Restoration of the Union and Establishment of Peace, April 11, 1862; Indemnity for the Past and Security for the Future: Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner of Massachusetts on the . . . Confiscation of Property and the Liberation of Slaves Belonging to Rebels, May 19, 1862; Authentic Speeches of S. P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, During his Visit to Ohio, October 1863; The Jacobins of Missouri and Maryland: Speech of Hon. F. P. Blair of Missouri, February 27, 1864; Speech of Hon. F. W. Kellogg of Michigan on the Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, June 15, 1864; Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner on the Proposed Amendment of the Constitution Abolishing Slavery through the United States, April 8, 1864; The Equal Rights of All: The Great Guarantee and Present Necessity for the Sake of Security and to Maintain a Republican Government: Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, February 6-7, 1866; Speech of President Andrew Johnson before the Association of Soldiers and Sailors, April 18, 1866; and A Letter from Governor Samuel Bard to President Grant on the Political Situation in Georgia and the South, December, 1879.
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