DescriptionAndrew Jackson Hamilton. Address of A. J. Hamilton, Military Governor, to the People of Texas. New Orleans: Printed at the Era Office, 1864. First edition. 8vo. 19pp. Later green cloth over boards. Original printed wraps bound in. Rear wrapper has portion of canceled stamp (postmarked New Orleans). Contemporary inked inscription: "Compliments JKH" (presumably J. K. Herbert, Acting Secretary of State under Hamilton). Some toning to wraps. Very good.
Dated January 1, 1864, Hamilton's speech was issued from New Orleans where Hamilton and his family were living in exile. Fiery pro-Union rhetoric appealing to the Texan sense of liberty.
Reference: Sabin 29993.
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