SPEECH OF HON. RICHARD H. WEIGHTMAN, OF NEW MEXICO, DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MARCH 15, 1852, VINDICATORY OF THE COURSE OF GOVERNOR JAMES S. CALHOUN, OF NEW MEXICO, AND OF THE CHARACTER OF THE PEOPLE OF THAT COUNTRY; AND IN ILLUSTRATION THEREOF AND INCIDENTAL THERETO; EXPOSING THE CHARACTER OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT, WHICH HARASSED, OPPRESSED, AND PLUNDERED THE PEOPLE OF NEW MEXICO, AND THE MACHINATIONS OF THE AMERICAN AND FOREIGN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY TO STIR UP THE NEW MEXICANS, BY FALSE REPRESENTATIONS AND PROMISES, TO TREASON AND REBELLION AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES...

Washington, (DC): Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1852. 8vo. 29 pp. [printed double-column]. Disbound pamphlet; trimmed close at the fore-edge, taking a letter or two in most lines. Item #35416

First edition. Howes W-223. Eberstadt 134, 482: "Weightman's tract, containing some 25,000 words, presents his interpretation of all Southwestern troubles of the period immediately following the Mexican War. He attacks the Military rule and Gen. Kearney's 'code'; presents the text of numerous letters from Military Governor Conrad, Col. Monroe, and others; discusses the priesthood question; takes up his quarrel with Judge Houghton, etc."

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