Slavery: Letters and Speeches. [Inscribed and Signed]
Selective and Critical Bibliography of Horace Mann p10: “Contains speeches and letters delivered or written during Mann’s Congressional term [...]; letter written in answer to Webster’s attack on Mann’s legal knowledge of the technicalities of the Fugitive Slave Law.” Inscribed to North Carolina attorney Henry Summer, Esq. (1809–1867): “He accumulated a very large and library which was said to be one of the largest private libraries in the State.”¹ Nice legal association with Horace Mann.
Description: Slavery: Letters and Speeches. [Inscribed and Signed]
Boston: B.B. Mussey & Co., 1851. xii, 564pp. First Edition. Inscribed and Signed by the Author. Original blindstamped cloth; gilt titling on spine. Wear at head and tail of spine and with some surface losses to covers; joints starting, though hinges tight; good.
Sabin 4432. Note. 1. Summer, Newberry County, South Carolina, Historical and Genealogical Annals (Baltimore, 2002), p288.