STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND THE DOCTRINE OF COERCION...TOGETHER WITH A LETTER FROM HON. J.K. PAULDING, FORMER SEC. OF NAVY. THE RIGHT TO SECEDE, BY "STATES."

[Charleston, S.C. 1860]. 36pp. Gathered signatures, stitched as issued. Contemporary ink ownership signature ("Vernon Downey [?] Feby. 11th 1861") on titlepage. Some creasing at edges, titlepage rather darkened. Very good. Item #WRCAM1424

Confederate pamphlet in support of the right of the southern states to secede from the Union and Porter's refusal to be intimidated by the threat of "military coercion" if the South continued to revolt. HOWES P489. SABIN 64321.

Price: $140.00