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DORSEY, Hugh Manson (1871-1948). A Statement from Governor Hugh M. Dorsey as to the Negro in Georgia. [Atlanta, GA?]: n.p., ca 1921.

8vo. Original printed wrappers (creased, tear with small loss to lower corner upper cover). 

FIRST EDITION, published by Dorsey as Governor after losing a bid to the Senate.  Intended to be delivered to the Conference of Citizens in Atlanta, Georgia, 22 April 1921, Dorsey provides 135 examples of mistreatment under four headings: "The negro Lynched;" "The negro held in peonage;" "The negro driven out by organized lawlessness;" and "The negro subject to individual acts of cruelty." The pamphlet was later reprinted by the NAACP in 1927.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$188
02/26/2021

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