Saxonville, MA: [by the Author], 1876. First Edition. Critique of Reconstruction, accusing northern politicians of using the "...colored man as a stepping-stone to place and power;" accusing white southerners of keeping the Black race in "a state of seclusion and degradation;" asserts that the opportunity for equal rights was lost at the surrender at Appomatox, when "...the rebels were ready for any terms, if they could escape with their lives...[and] there was nothing they would not do, even to the extent of franchising their freedmen and providing for them homesteads." 12mo. Sewn pamphlet; printed thin paper wrappers; 24pp. Minimal aging and wear; faint damp-staining to margins; Very Good or better.