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    Charleston Tract: "The South Alone Should Govern the South and African Slavery Should be Controlled by Those Only Who Are Friendly To It". Attributed to John Townsend, 60 pages, 8vo (5.25" x 8"), disbound from a larger edition. Printed in Charleston, the first 23 pages of this tract was originally an address delivered on June 7, 1860 by John Townsend and was first published in the Charleston Mercury. The remaining pages elaborate on all of the South's grievances and called for an immediate secession from the Union. Listed as Sabin 96379, which states that this was the third edition. Clean text with some toning and a few spots foxing. A scarce and printing and the first we have handled.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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