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THE THIRD DEFENCE OF ROBERT J. BRECKINRIDGE AGAINST THE CALUMNIES OF ROBERT WICKLIFFE; IN WHICH IT IS PROVED BY PUBLIC RECORDS, BY THE TESTIMONY OF UNIMPEACHABLE WITNESSES, AND BY DECLARATIONS AND OATHS OF THE SAID WICKLIFFE, THAT HIS ACCUSATIONS ARE, WITHIN HIS OWN KNOWLEDGE, DESTITUTE OF TRUTH [cover and caption title]
Baltimore: Printed by Richard J. Matchett, 1843. 8vo. 90 pp. Disbound pamphlet, retaining the printed front wrapper; foxed. First edition. Sabin 7688. Coleman 3172: "One of the most vehement of the pamphlet debates between the 'Reverend Doctor' Breckinridge and his archenemy, the 'Old Duke,' on questions of slavery, religion, and personal matters. Both were residents of Lexington." Breckinridge, the outspoken Old School Presbyterian, Unionist, and opponent of slavery, was "Lincoln's chief counsellor and adviser in Kentucky" during the Civil War (Merton Coulter in the DAB). .
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