1861 HANDWRITTEN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LITERARY ADELPHI SPEECH AND EARLY RELIC OF THE CIVIL WAR

By: SAMUEL HOWARD

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On offer is a handwritten speech dated 1861 given by Samuel Howard, the President of the University of Michigan. The Inaugural Address of The Literary Adelphi was given on Friday, October 11th 1861, well after the start of the Civil War making for interesting commentary on States Rights, the Constitution, Habeus Corpus +++. Here is a brief snippet to set the tone: "There is something almost superhuman in these mighty and gigantic efforts for the preservation of the best Government God ever vouchsafed to man." There are a total of 81 handwritten pages in this book and it appears the pages were all written for the night as an inaugural address then bound into book form. The front cover of this 5 1/2" x 8" hard covered book is held by binding cords but is otherwise G.

Title: 1861 HANDWRITTEN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LITERARY ADELPHI SPEECH AND EARLY RELIC OF THE CIVIL WAR

Author Name: SAMUEL HOWARD

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Diary,

Publisher: MICHIGAN, 1860

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001105

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