A HISTORY OF THE KANSAS CRUSADE: Its Friends and Its Foes. Introduction by Rev. Edward Everett Hale, D.D.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889. First Edition. Original Cloth. pp: xxii, 294 with index, (6) adverts. Bound in green cloth, gilt spine lettering; cover spotted, spine sunned. Prior owner's label on front pastedown. Inscribed on the free-endpaper: "With love and best wishes from the grandson of the author." Tipped at the top of the page is a clipped signature of Eli Thayer. 7.5" x 5" Good. Item #038245

Covers the repeal of the Missouri Compromise, the New England Emigrant Aid Company (which Thayer organized), Horace Greeley's Plan of Freedom, Antislavery Disunionists, Abolitionists, Kansas and John Brown, &c. [Socolofsky & Dean, Kansas Bibliography, 716.].

Price: $60.00