1889. Item #80277
COX, Samuel S. (THE FOUR NEW STARS 1789-1889) ADDRESS OF HON. SAMUEL S. COX OF NEW YORK, AT HURON, DAKOTA, JULY 4, 1889. New York: Metropolitan Job Print, 1889. 52 pp. 8vo., rebound in half leather with marbled paper covered boards (original wrappers bound in). Ex-library with no external markings, only binder's and library-canceled bookplates on front pastedown. Light rubbing to front cover of pamphlet, bright gilt lettering and red-and-blue flag image. Faint vertical creases to front cover through about p. 29-30. The history of the Northwest Territory states. Topics encompassed include Native American oratory, the division of the Dakotas, the admission of Dakota, exploration, and more.