"[...]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.
Good. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. A very good working copy; A bit of age toning along the edges of textblock, else clean and tight. Top edge gilt. Sunned and worn paper spine label; Green cloth binding with frayed spine extremities, worn and scuffed corners and a lightly faded spine; 470p.; This is Volume VII of the Works of Theodore Roosevelt, National Edition.
Very Good. American Statesmen Series, Edited By John T. Morse, Jr.; vi, 372 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, floral patterned endpapers, closed tear at edge of ffep. Thomas Hart Benton (March 14, 1782 – April 10, 1858), nicknamed "Old Bullion", was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He served in the Senate from 1821 to 1851, becoming the first member of that body to serve five terms. Benton was an architect and champion of westward expansion by the United States, a cause that became known as Manifest Destiny.
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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