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Custer Ephemera Society Reprint #1, limited to 300 copies. A facsimile reprint of the New York edition of 1897. It reprints a letter in which Elizabeth Custer defends General Custer against the charge that he disobeyed General Terry's orders at the battle of Little Big Horn. Fine .
Limited edition of 700 numbered copies. Volume VIII of the Publications of the Naval History Society. Very good .
Josephus Daniels [1862- 1948] was a Democrat and a newspaper editor and publisher from North Carolina. He was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson to serve as Secretary of the Navy during World War I. He also served as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ambassador to Mexico from 1933-41. Though opposed to the Ku Klux Klan, he began a white supremacy campaign in North Carolina which led to Democratic victories and to the disenfranchisement of African Americans. He was regarded as responsible for inciting the Wilmington Race Riots in 1898. The USS Josephus Daniels was named after him as well as schools and public buildings all over North Carolina. Good .
The third edition of this American satire written in dialect. [See BAL 4495]. Good .
First edition. Good .
1,307 items are catalogued with prices. Very good .
Reprint, limited to 100 copies, of a 1960 Antiquarian Press edition. Fine .
These letters were written by a blind poetess from Rochester, NY who, after her husband's death, attended the New York Institute for the Blind in New York City. A number of letters describe her travels around New York State including a trip back to Rochester via the Hudson River and the Catskills. Very good .
First edition. BAL 4650. Scarce. Henry Morton's copy, signed by him on front endpaper. Good .