The Higher Law, in its Relations to Civil Government: with Particular Reference to Slavery, and the Fugitive Slave Law

By: Hosmer, William

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First edition. Minor repairs to spine foot, minor loss from head & foot, a few pages lightly foxed. 1852 Hard Cover. ix, 204 pp. Original dark brown cloth, intricate blind-stamped design on boards, gilt titles. Frontispiece of William Seward, to whom the volume is also dedicated. A powerful anti-slavery polemic, in which the relationship between civil government and slavery is fully examined, and the arguments of those advocating the continuation of slavery are systematically dismantled. Sabin 33113.

Title: The Higher Law, in its Relations to Civil Government: with Particular Reference to Slavery, and the Fugitive Slave Law

Author: Hosmer, William

Categories: Political Science, Law & Legal Reform, Civil Rights, 19th Century, Early Imprints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Derby & Miller: 1852

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1841756

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY SLAVERY ABOLITION ABOLITIONIST SLAVES FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT CIVIL WAR ERA,