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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #182
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$160.00(hammer price)
 $192.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 5, 2018

Description

ELEVEN PAMPHLETS ON THE 1840 ELECTION AND OTHER ISSUES OF THE DAY Circa 1840
1) Outlines of the Life and Public Services, Civil and Military of William Henry Harrison, of Ohio." (Washington: Thomas Allen, 1840.)
2) "Letter of the Hon. Hugh L. White, to the Legislature of Tennessee, on Declining to Obey Certain of Their Resolutions of Instruction, And Resigning the Office of Senator of the United States." (Washington: Madisonian Office, 1840.)
3) "Speech of Mr. Buchanan of Pennsylvania."
4) "Mr. Buchanan's Answer to the Misrepresentations of Mr. Davis's Speech; Vindicating Himself and the Democratic Party from the Unfounded Aspersion of Designing to Destroy the Banks and Reduce the Wages of Labor and the Value of Property." (Worcester: E.W. Bartlett & Co., circa 1840.)
5) "Reply of John Davis, of Massachusetts, to Mr. Buchanan, of Pennsylvania on the Reduction of Wages and of the Value of Property, Delivered in the Senate of the United States, January 23, 1840. ...". (Washington: Madisonian Office, 1840.)
6) "Speech of Mr. Davis of Massachusetts, on the Sub-Treasury Bill, in the Senate of the United States, January 23, 1840". (Boston: J.H. Eastburn, circa 1840.)
7) "Proceedings of the Opponents of the Present Administration, at Public Meetings, Held in the City of Washington, February 15 and 18, 1840".
8) "The Northern Man with Southern Principles, and The Southern Man with American Principles: Or, A View of the Comparative Claims of Gen. William H. Harrison and Martin Van Buren, Esq., Candidates for Presidency, to the Support of Citizens of the Southern States." (Washington: Peter Force, 1840.)
9) "Speech of Mr. Duncan of Ohio, on the General Appropriation Bill for 1840. Delivered in the House of Representatives, April 10, 1840." (Washington: Globe Office, 1840.)
10) "Mr. Van Buren's Letter to the Committee of Elizabeth City County, Virginia." Also marked "New Era Edition".
11) "Outlines of the Life and Public Services, Civil and Military, of William Henry Harrison, of Ohio." (Washington: Thomas Allen, Madisonian Office, 1840.)"

Condition

Collations not verified. Original wraps or bindings may be missing. All exhibit toning, foxing, soiling, creased pages, etc. Generally well preserved.
5) Split in two parts. 8) Significant loss on last page.

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