The dying speech of Michigan's illustrious son, Senator Zach. Chandler delivered at McCormick Hall, Chicago, October 31, 1879. Published by authority of the Illinois State Republican Central Committee and the Cook County Republican Central Committee. Reported verbatim by Ritchie and Williston, stenographers

Chicago: Franz Gindele, publisher, 1879. First edition, 8vo, pp. 16; original yellow printed wrappers, the front wrapper and title page with title inside a mourning border; fine. The last two pages detail the death of the senator, which occured the following day. The cover title reads: "Zach. Chandler's last speech on earth. The great stalwart's dying warning..." He was one of the founders of the Republican Party and life-long abolitionist. Fittingly, this last speech was delivered in front of an African American Young Men's Republican Auxiliary Club. Not in Afro-Americana. Item #56233

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