Reunion of the Free Soilers of 1848-1852 at the Parker House, Boston Massachusetts June 28, 1888
(Free Soil Movement)

Cambridge: John Wilson & Son, 1888. F 87 pages; the "Free Soil Party" which was the legitimate precursor of the Republican Party , was a combination of political abolitionists, anti-slavery factions and Democratic defectors; prominent in the elections of 1848 and 1852; the party nominated Martin Van Buren and Charles Adams for the Presidential ticket, who were unsuccessful in their bid for office; however, the "Free Soilers" succeeded in sending representatives to the House and Senate who by their ability exercised an influence out of proportion to their number (DAB); list of persons present, addreses of Edward L. Pierce, Samuel E. Sewall, Francis W. Bird, Edward Atkinson, Horace E. Smith, Thomas Drew & others; original paper wraps; just a bit of dustiness; very good condition. Very Good S (Item ID: 4850)

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