The Late Hon. Samuel Chapman / [followed by 12 paragraphs of dense text, the whole enclosed by a thin black rule mourning border]

(Selma, AL): From the Selma Daily Reporter, [1863]. Broadside, 8 x 5 inches, on blue paper. Old folds, a little light foxing, but a very good example.
First separate edition. Chapman (1791-1863), a native of Virginia, moved to Tennessee at an early age and on to Alabama in 1818, serving as a judge on various courts for more than 30 years; at the time of his death, both of his sons and his son-in-law, Gen. E.W. Pettus, were in Confederate service. Parrish & Willingham 8849 (Alabama Archives & History only). Hummel 139 (Alabama Archives & History). Not in Ellison or Owen. Not recorded on OCLC. Item #50669

Price: $1,500.00

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