"[...]history of the early part of this century; most modern writers (who keep forgetting that the question of slavery was then not one tenth as absorbing as it afterwards became) apparently deeming that the line of demarkation between North and South was at that period, as it has since in reality become, as strongly defined west of the mountains ...
"[...]history of the early part of this century; most modern writers (who keep forgetting that the question of slavery was then not one tenth as absorbing as it afterwards became) apparently deeming that the line of demarkation between North and South was at that period, as it has since in reality become, as strongly defined west of the mountains as east of them. That such was not the case was due to several different causes. The first comers into Tennessee and Kentucky belonged to the class of so-called poor whites, who owned few or no slaves, and who were far less sectionally southern in their feelings than were the rich planters of the low, alluvial plains towards the coast of the Atlantic; and though a slave-owning population quickly followed the first pioneers, yet the latter had imprinted a stamp on the character of the two states which was never wholly effaced, -as witness the tens of thousands of soldiers which both, even the more[...]."
Very Good-; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration, rubbed, slight discoloration on front board; front hinge cracked, but easily repairable; scant penciled marginalia; index. Roosevelt may have prepared this work for the American Statesmen Series.; American Statesmen, Edited by John T. Morse, Jr. Series; 12mo 7"-7Ω " tall; 372 pages.
Very Good in None jacket. Hardcover. 470 pages. Green cloth cover, cloth faded on spine. Some wear to corners and edges. Pages untrimmed on fore edge, top edge gilt. Inside is bright and clean. A nice copy. Volume VII in The Works of Theodore Roosevelt.
Very Good. This is Volume Seven of the National Edition of Roosevelt's works. The series was prepared ubder the auspices of The Roosevelt Memorial Association, Herman Hagedorn, Editor. This copy is in very good condition. The binding is tight. The interior is clean, no marks. The paper label on the spine is in excellent condition.
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