A Warning to the Country / [followed by three paragraphs of text in large type]. Signed at the end in type: "Estwick Evans / Washington City."

Washington, DC: The author, nd [1864]. Broadside, 11 x 8 inches, employing several sizes and styles of type, including a large display type for the head and some bold all caps in the text. Evans (1787-1866) warns against negotiating a peace settlement with the south, outlining a domino theory effect on northern states should Maryland and Washington be bargained away. "Let us crush the south and dictate peace to her." Howes and Sabin describe two books by Evans who mounted a quixotic campaign for the Presidency in 1864. OCLC locates one copy (Library Company of Philadelphia). Laid down on thicker paper. Some traces of mounting on verso, else very good. Laid down on thicker paper. Item #53261

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