Plan of a Standing Army of 200,000 Men. Submitted to Congress by the Secretary of War, and Recommended by the President of the United States
Washington DC? Gideon, 1840. First Edition. Octavo (25cm.); self-wrappers, later stitching; 16pp. Previous folds, some light foxing, else a Very Good, fresh copy. Introductory paragraph signed by Rice Garland of Louisiana and six other Whig members of Congress wishing to expose unpublished proposals submitted by President Van Buren and Secretary of War Poinsett. Missed by Sabin.