ADDRESS, DELIVERED BEFORE THE WORCESTER AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, OCTOBER 7, 1819: Being their First Anniversary Cattle Show and Exhibition of Manufactures. Published by order of the Trustees.

Worcester [MA]: Printed by Manning & Trumbull, 1819. First Edition. 30pp. Lincoln extolls the art of husbandry, the worth of manual labor, and the pursuit of agriculture. This pamphlet includes a five-page list of prizes awarded by the Judges on Working Oxen, the Judges on Neat Stock & Swine, the Judges on Merino & Native Sheep, various cloths and calfskins, cheeses, sewing silk, etc. Officers and members of the Society are listed on the final six pages. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.25" x 5" Very Good. Item #040538

[American Imprints 48498]. At the top of the title-page of our example is the signature of Isaac Southgate, a card manufacturer in Leicester, a representative in the general court, and a trustee of the Worcester Agricultural Society. He is named in this pamphlet on page 27.

Price: $75.00

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