President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS - Oration at Newburyport July 4th 1837 Abolition JQA
President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS - Oration at Newburyport July 4th 1837 Abolition JQA:
"An Oration Delivered Before the Inhabitants of the Town of Newburyport, at their request, on the Sixty-First Anniversary of The Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 1837". By John Quincy Adams. Printed by Morss and Brewster, Newburyport Herald Office. 1837.
A scarce 68 page pamphlet, one of JQA's longest published works. He offers a significant exposition on the Declaration of Independence and its contemporary meaning, condemning slavery and the doctrine of nullification.
Original wraps. Dampstained to bottom 30% throughout text, with some foxing to page faces. Else unmarked and firmly bound. Price reflects condition.