Address to the people of Massachusetts

[Boston-?]: [Whig Party], [1851]. 16p., sewn 9x5.5 inch self-wraps, original thread present and holding. Old vertical crease, some horizontal crimping, last leaf splitting head and tail, front cover is lightly pencilled (numerals, queries), back cover rather dust-soiled with a touch of foxing. A good-only copy. Sabin 18025.

Criticism of a backroom deal between members of the Democratic and Free Soil parties in the state, co-signed by William Aspinwall and 166 other Whig members of the General Court of Massachusetts. From p.4: "The Free Soilers were ready to elect Mr. Boutwell [to the governorship] without any pledges whatever"

Cat.No: 173308

Price: $45.00