New York: Harper, 1894. American Institutions, and the Duties of American Citizens, 1856-1891. Ed. by Charles Eliot Norton. 498pp. 8vo, brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, a few marks in margins. New York: Harper, 1894. Included are two addresses on women's suffrage and one on the higher education of women.
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Norwalk: Easton, 1990. Illustrated in black and white. 328 pages, 8vo, gilt stamped full green leather, all edges gilt. Norwalk: Easton Press, (1990). A fine copy. From the 'leather-bound library of American history' series. The Seneca Falls convention was the first ever women's rights convention held in the United States. The event was organized by abolitionists Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, among others, and took place in 1848.
Utica: 1843. 1 page, 10 x 8 inches, Utica, February 24, 1843. Written to Thomas Hill Hubbard, an American lawyer, judge and Congressman who was also the business partner of Nicholas Devereux (founder of St. Bonaventure University), concerning a parcel of land of which Hunt claimed he was the rightful owner despite a title existing in the name of Nicholas Devereux. Hunt attempts to resolve the matter by requesting Hubbard or Devereux compensate him, in small part: "Mr. Devereux affirms.....
New York: Tribune Association, 1869. 12mo, brown blind stamped cloth, ex-lib. plate and stamp removed from spine. New York: Tribune Association, 1869. Very good. Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1810 - 1850) was an American journalist, editor, critic, and women's rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism.
London: Longmans, 1822. Second Edition. Folding map of the United States. x, 483pp. 8vo, later full diced calf, spine worn, spine and portions of covers darkened, front hinge strengthened, foxing to map and title-page. London: Longman, 1822. Frances Wright lived in New York City and traveled extensively in the United States from 1818 to 1820. Wright "was almost the first to discern the importance of the slavery question, and to endeavor to settle it on a basis of amity and.....