[SLAVERY & ABOLITION] -- A group of works about slavery, abolition, and its role in Kansas statehood, comprising:

Good Faith and Union. Speech of Hon. T.G. Hunt of Louisiana in the House of Representatives, March 23, 1854, On the Bill to Establish the Nebraska and Kansas Territories, and to Repeal the Missouri Compromise. [Washington DC]: Congressional Glove Office, [1854]. 8vo (155 x 241 mm). Unbound pamphlet, top edge unopened (outer pages toned, damp stain and small chips to edges, split at left fold). -- RIVES, John C. The Congressional Globe: Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the First Session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress; Also, of the Special Session of the Senate.  Washington: John C. Rives, 1858. 4to (219 x 286 mm). Contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards (upper cover detached, rubbing, worn edges). With coverage of the Dred Scott Decision as well as the extensive debates on the pending statehood of Kansas and whether or not it would be a free or slave state. -- STEWART, Alvan. Luther Rawson MARSH. Writings and Speeches of Alvan Stewart, on Slavery. New York: A.B. Burdick, 1860. 8vo (117 x 185 mm). Frontispiece portrait. (Some offsetting to frontispiece, occasional spotting.) Contemporary textured brown cloth (spine rebacked with affixed maroon cloth). -- Speech of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Delivered in the United States Senate, On the 10th day of January, 1861. Upon the Message of the President of the United States, on the Condition of Things in South Carolina. Baltimore: John Murphy & Co., 1861. -- Together, 4 works in 4 volumes. 

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Eric Majette Jr.

Estimate: $600 - $800

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