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Yates, Richard [Anti-Slavery][Civil War][Education]
Six Works Relating to Richard Yates and Illinois in the Civil War Era, Bound Together: Inaugural Address; Speech of Governor Yates at the Great War Meeting; Message of his Excellency, etc.
Various Publishers. Hardcover. Springfield, 1861-1863. 8vo, contemporary full dyed calf, 24 + 9 + 323 pp. A collection of three works by Richard Yates. Includes the following: Inaugural Address of Richard Yates, Governor of Illinois. Springfield, 1861. 24 pp. Yates discusses a range of issues, including the national crisis and slavery in the Southern states. OCLC 950950493, locating one copy.; Speech of Governor Yates at the Great War Meeting at Chicago, August 1, 1861. No publication place indicated. 9 pp. Yates discusses the commercial importance of Chicago and the evils of slavery. OCLC 13649687, locating eight copies.; Message of Richard Yates, Governor of Illinois, to the General Assembly. January 5, 1863. Springfield, Baker and Phillips, 1863. 64 pp. The bulk of the address is on the Civil War. OCLC 6207372, locating sixteen copies; Message from Governor Yates in Relation to the Wants of Sick and Wounded Soldiers of the State of Illinois. Springfield, Baker and Phillips, 1863. 8 pp. A scarce Civil War address. OCLC 44898790, locating two copies.; Biennial Report of the Chicago Historical Society to the Governor of Illinois. Springfield, Baker & Phillips, 1863. 13 pp. Per OCLC: "Only report published in this series. Brief reports for 1857-65 appeared in Historical magazine, but the society printed no more till 1888." OCLC 13570514, locating fifteen copies.; Fourth Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Illinois, 1861-1862. Springfield, Baker and Phillips, 1863. 323 pp. Lacks title page. Contains a range of material on the state of p … [Click Below for Full Description]
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