[9 Issues] Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Union League. [1866—1881]
Nine annual reports (4th–11th and 19th) from this Philadelphia political and social club founded in 1862 during the Civil War to support President Abraham Lincoln and Republican government and to champion the Union cause. Contents include discussion of politics, the aftermath of the Civil War, and Reconstruction plus reporting on the Membership and Library committees and treasurers’ reports. One report has the ownership inscription of Union League member E. B. Morris and they were all owned by Morris.
Description: [9 Issues] Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Union League. [1866—1881]
Philadelphia: Henry B. Ashmead, 1866–1873, 1881. Various paginations, ranging from 17 to 29 pages. 8vos. Original printed wrappers; brief pencil notations on covers. Minor handling; some with vertical center creasing; tears to three leaves expertly tissue mended; very good.