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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 60

23. Wm. D. Porter and J. K. Paulding, State Sovereignty and the Doctrine of Coercion, by the Hon. Wm. D. Porter; Together with a Letter from Hon. J. K. Paulding, Former Sec. of Navy. The Right to Secede by “States” (Charleston, SC: Evans & Cogswell’s Steam-Power Presses, [1860?]). (36 p.)

Three documents favoring the right of individual states to secede from the Union. The Republican Party is described as “a sectional, anti-slavery organization, based chiefly, if not exclusively, on the principle of hostility to the institutions of the South, and pledged to carry that principle into action, in the administration of the government.”