Free Man's Companion; A New and Original Work, consisting of numerous moral, political, and philosophical views, examples and explanations, tending to illustrate the general cause of truth, justice, virtue, liberty, and human improvement; and to expose, contrast, and defeat the systems, policies, and conduct of a contrary and fatal tendency. AMERICANA - POLITICAL SCIENCE, THEORY.

Free Man's Companion; A New and Original Work, consisting of numerous moral, political, and philosophical views, examples and explanations, tending to illustrate the general cause of truth, justice, virtue, liberty, and human improvement; and to expose, contrast, and defeat the systems, policies, and conduct of a contrary and fatal tendency

Hartford: Abel Brewster, 1827. First Edition. Collection of short--some less than a page long--essays on various topics, addressed to white men eligible to vote, ranging from novels, which "are extremely apt to make young people /giddy headed/"; slavery ("evidently of savage origin"); and dueling ("Most duels originate from offences, /too trifling to be taxed with a penalty/"). SHOEMAKER 28917. Octavo (22.5cm.); contemporary full mottled sheep, maroon gilt spine label, all edges speckled red; 384pp. Leather rather dried and extremities scuffed and slightly chipped at corners and spine foot, foxing and a bit of toning throughout textblock, else Very Good and sound overall. Authorship attributed to the publisher Abel Brewster based on "the right whereof he claims as author and proprietor" (copyright page).

Price: $250.00

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