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was auctioned on: 12 November 2019
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DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A. Remarks of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas on Kansas, Utah, and the Dred Scott Decision.

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Estimate: US$400 - US$600
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DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A. Remarks of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas on Kansas, Utah, and the Dred Scott Decision. Chicago: The Daily Times Book and Job Office, 1857. First edition. Disbound. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (21.5 x 13.8 cm); 15 pp. Final leaves detaching, wear at spine where removed from binding, lower corner a bit curled, occasional spotting . "This speech was the first public expression of his views on the Dred Scott decision. In it he accepted the decision and insisted that 'the whole principle of Popular Sovereignty and self-government is sustained and firmly established by the authority of this decision'" (Byrd). Byrd 2635; Chicago Ante-Fire Imprints 250; Flake, Mormon Bibliography 2985. C

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
Date of the auction: 12 Nov 2019
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