n.p. n.p., 1856. 16 pp. 8vo. Removed. First edition. A very good copy with light browning of leaves and a soiled spot along bottom margin of several leaves. LCP. Afro-Americana 1287. Dumond p. 28. Item #36031
Philemon Bliss (1813-1889) was an Ohio Congressman, the first chief justice of the Supreme Court of Dakota Territory, a Missouri Supreme Court justice, and later Dean of the Law School for the University of Missouri. Here he demolishes quite adroitly, the legal arguments for slavery.