Facts for the laboring man: by a laboring man. Thomas R. Hazard.

Facts for the laboring man: by a laboring man

Newport: James Atkinson, printer, 1840. First edition, 8vo, pp. 102, [2]; removed from binding, wrappers wanting, title page soiled and holed at the top gutter edge (no loss of letterpress on the recto but touching several words - sense remains clear - on the verso); also with a paper flaw on pp. 97-98 causing loss of a dozen or so letters); all else good and sound. A pamphlet against President Van Buren's administration. "This volume contains a great many facts relating to the early history of manufacturing in Rhode Island" (Bartlett). Originally published in the Newport Herald of the Times over the signature "Narragansett." See DAB for this member of a famous R.I. family, a successful manufacturer, and in the 1830s a leading colonizationist. American Imprints 3036; Bartlett, p. 148; Hammett, p. 60; Sabin 23623. Item #56192

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