The American Union: A Discourse Delivered on Thursday, December 12, 1850 . . .

Publisher: Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, 1851.
Edition: First edition, “fourth thousand” on the title-page.
Condition: Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society stamp on the verso of the title-page; wrappers a little worn and stained; and repaired with cloth tape at the spine; very good copy.
Book ID: 21890


8vo, original printed wrappers, 56 pages.


¶ An eloquent and tough defense of the Union by Henry Augustus Boardman (1808-1880), a prolific author and accomplished orator as well as a prominent Philadelphia Presbyterian clergyman. Boardman extols the virtues of the Compromise of 1850, an act passed by Congress and signed into law by President Millard Fillmore. ¶ A fitting association copy: on the front wrapper is the ownership signature of “His Exc.y Millard Fillmore - / President of the / United States.”.

Price: $950.00