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William D. Porter, State Sovereignty And The Doctrine Of Coercion…pamphlet

A Thrilling Memento Of  The Secession Mania That Led To War

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William Porter’s State Sovereignty and the Doctrine of Coercion, with a letter from J.K. Pauling, former Naval Secretary.

Porter, a firebrand state senator from South Carolina, published this pamphlet in the run-up to the 1860 election.  He states that the election of Lincoln “is now well nigh certain,” and begins laying out the case for secession. The former Navy Secretary, Paulding, adds his support of the idea in a letter from Hyde Park, New York.

A thrilling memento of the secession mania that led to war.

White sticker affixed to front wrapper; light chipping; light foxing; else very good.

Porter, William D.  STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND THE DOCTRINE OF COERCION…,  TOGETHER WITH A LETTER FROM HON. J. K. PAULDING, FORMER SEC. OF NAVY.  (Charleston): (1860).  36p. wrps.  1860 Association.  Tract, No. 2.  (P-3418, Howes P489).

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × .25 in