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Horace Mann (1796-1859); [Henry Summer, Esq. (1809-1867)]
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. 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. Sabin 4432. Note. 1. Summer, Newberry County, South Carolina, Historical and Genealogical Annals (Baltimore, 2002), p288.
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