A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States Vol. I and II


SPRINKLE PUBLICATIONS. Originally published: Philadelphia; National Publishing Co., [1868-1870]. 2 Vols. Illustrated. A Constitutional View is a sophisticated and well-argued defense of the doctrine of state sovereignty and the right of states to secede. The book “was a sensation in its day, evoking attacks by Northern and Southern champions of causes upon which it impinged.” Volume I of this two volume work on Constitutional views of the American Civil War, presented in a series of colloquies at Liberty Hall. 654 pages

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