Gerrit Smith and the Vigilant Association of the City of New York

Gerrit Smith and the Vigilant Association of the City of New York

New-York: John A. Gray, printer, 16 & 18 Jacob St., Fire-Proof Building, 1860. 16mo, pp. 29, [3]; original printed self-wrappers; fine. Drop title reads: "From the Syracuse Journal. Important libel suits." Correspondence related to Smith's suit against Watts Sherman, Royal Phelps, and S.L.M. Barlow occupies pp. [3]-11; address by Smith "presented to a New-York State Abolition Convention in January, 1842" is on pages 18-29. A remainder of this pamphlet, 22 copies in all, came through the auction rooms several years ago. Based on the condition, this is likely one of them. Afro-Americana 9498; Sabin 82609. Item #57765

Price: $45.00

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