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    Hugh McQueen. An Address Delivered Before the Alumni and Graduating Class of the University of North Carolina, on the Afternoon Preceding Commencement Day, in Gerard Hall, June 26, 1839. Raleigh: 1839. First Edition. 46pp. Disbound. Light wear and foxing. Very good.

    More Information: McQueen condemns "that universal appetite for political promotion" which, he says, "is now seizing within its mortal clutches, every age, rank and condition of life." This reprehensible search for "power and station"--which inflames the passions of the nation, and is responsible for the continued popularity of duelling--can be counteracted only by education. Sabin 43640. AI 56992 (5 copies).

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