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    [Benjamin Lundy.] The War in Texas; A Review of Facts and Circumstances Showing that This Contest is a Result of a Long Premeditated Crusade Against the Government, Set on Foot by Slaveholders, Land Speculators, Land Speculators, &c. with the View of Re-Establishing, Extending, and Perpetuating the System of Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Republic of Mexico. By a Citizen of the United States. Philadelphia: Merrihew and Gunn, 1836. 8vo. 56 pp, in double columns. Errata sheet. Pamphlet bound in three-quarter dark green morocco. Pebbled blue cloth over boards. Very good.

    Anti-slavery tract written by Benjamin Lundy, a Quaker abolitionist, who spent years traveling in search of a location for freed slaves to settle, including areas of Texas then under control of Mexico. C. W. Raines, in his Bibliography of Texas, sums up Lundy's treatise in one sentence. "Anything but favorable to Texas."

    References:
    Howes L569. Raines, p. 141. Sabin 95134. Streeter 1217.


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