Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 40

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ARKANSAS.) Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, relative to the Death of Hon. John. A. Quitman. Letterpress broadside, 8 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches; unevenly toned, vertical fold. [Little Rock, AR, 1858?]

Additional Details

A possibly unique Arkansas imprint paying tribute to the late Mississippi governor and congressman John Anthony Quitman for his service in the Mexican War, his efforts to annex Cuba, and as an "exponent of the doctrine of State rights." Signed in type by J.D. Kimbell, Secretary of the Senate, and S.M. Scott, Clerk of the House. No other copies traced in OCLC, auction records, Allen's Arkansas Imprints, or elsewhere.