Lecture on the philosophy of history, and some of the popular errors which are founded on it. Delivered before the Calvert Institute, January 24th, 1844 ... Published by request

Baltimore: printed by John Murphy, [1844]. First edition, 8vo, pp. 32; removed from binding; wrappers perished; title page slightly spotted; all else very good. An eloquent speaker, active in politics, Wallis agrued thousands of cases before the state courts in Maryland and numerous important cases before the United States Supreme Court (see DAB). He studied law with William Wirt, was a close friend of John Pendleton Kennedy and may also have been an aquaintance of Edgar Allan Poe. Item #54623

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