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Mann, Horace.

SLAVERY: Letters and Speeches.

B.B. Mussey: Boston. 1851 8 x 5, hardcover, 564 pp, ex lib, spine ends worn, head of spine chipped, moderate library markings, good sound reading copy. From his speech to the House of Representatives on June 30, 1848: "Enslave a man, and you destroy his ambition, his enterprise, his capacity. In the constitution of human nature, the desire of bettering one's conditon is the mainspring of effort. The first touch of slavery snaps this spring. The slave does not participate in the value of the wealth he creates. All he earns another seizes . . . " FIRST ED.


Book Id: 98-3558

Price: $50.00

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