Speech of Hon. S.S. Cox, of Ohio, on Territorial Expansion. Delivered in the House of Representatives, January 18, 1859. S. S. Cox.

Speech of Hon. S.S. Cox, of Ohio, on Territorial Expansion. Delivered in the House of Representatives, January 18, 1859.

Lemuel Towers, 1859. 16 page pamphlet; mostly concerned with this representatives "take" on the Monroe Doctrine of expansion for the Union, a canal at the isthmus in Central America, his concern for the U.S. southern border, California and Mexican relations and efforts to give stability to the region; Samuel Sullivan Cox (1824-1889); active in securing legislation for development of the West, a liberal, independent thinker; after the Civil War he favored complete amnesty for Confederates; consistently opposed centralizing tendencies in government and infringement of personal rights; original self-wraps, disbound, front a and back sheets loose; 6" x 9 1/2" approx. size; some edge, tips wear to original paper; some dustiness; good condition. Item #4881

Price: $35.00

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