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D. A. Weber
1876 REPLY OF D. A. WEBER WEST FELICIANA NEW ORLEANS IMPRINT LOUISIANA POLITICS
New Orleans: Rea's Steam Book and Job Printing Office, 1876. "TO The Property-holders' Protective Union of WEST FELICIANA, These pages are inscribed, in the hope that their perusal may improve their knowledge of Parish finances and corrupt government." REPLY OF D. A. WEBER TO THE REPORT OF THE Property-holders' Protective Union OF WEST FELICIANA. TO WHICH IS ADDED SOME USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE. [RECONSTRUCTION-ERA LOUISIANA POLITICS] [WEST FELICIANA REFORMERS] Desire "Don" Astride Weber. New Orleans: REA'S STEAM BOOK AND JOB PRINTING OFFICE, 48 MAGAZINE STREET AND 17 ARCADE ALLEY, 1876. First Edition. 8vo. 28 pages. Original wrappers, recent conservation, restitched; archival restoration at head corner of several leaves; covers dusted, couple grubby spots, else a well preserved example. Lewis Stirling's copy, lower wrap addressed to him, postal rubberstamp dated Jan. 27. In this whistleblower exposé, Weber shines light on political corruption in the Parish, and replies to accusations made against him and his brother Emile. "Like many others in this community, I have a great many enemies. The enmity of some was engendered through political reasons and influences; of others, through jealousy and a natural disposition to find fault with all except those who will first ask and heed their advice. Not being able to confront me with proof of official misconduct, it as an easy matter to charge me, indirectly, with the commission of a crime, and, through a prejudiced public, fasten a stigma upon me and mine....The preceding pages, I will repeat, were not written by me for t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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