SPEECH OF GEORGE W. RICHARDSON, OF HANOVER, IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, ON THE REPORT OP [sic] THE COMMITTEE ON FEDERAL RELATIONS, IN THE CONVENTION OF VIRGINIA, APRIL 4, 1861.

Richmond. 1862. 32pp. Original printed wrappers. Very good. Item #WRCAM16162

A passionate defense of the southern way of life, calling on Virginians to lend their complete support to the Confederacy. Blasts the "fanatical, overbearing...Puritans" for meddling with the South: "It would have been better for humanity had their Plymouth rock been riven by an earthquake and their Mayflower sunk to the bottom of the ocean." Blames the North for having imposed the institution of slavery on the South. An interesting Confederate publication. HAYNES 15129. PARRISH & WILLINGHAM 5778.

Price: $250.00