New Orleans. 1866. 239,,-212,-248pp. Portrait. Contemporary three quarter roan and cloth. Extremities worn, bit chipped at toe of spine, front hinge broken, but cords sound. Foxed. A decent copy. Item #WRCAM15183
Inscribed: "Presented to Mrs. Chilton by Mr. Jacob Barker 1 Sepr 1866." "A review of the political opinions of Jacob Barker. Some copies contains an appendix, pp. 233- 239, 209-212, 246-248" - Sabin. This copy contains that appendix. Barker was a New Orleans banker who had moved there from the North. He was opposed to slavery but sympathetic to the South. This book covers his political views and statements from 1860 to 1865, as he followed a tangled path through the conflicting sentiments of the period. SABIN 68326. HOWES B139.