The Draft Riots in New York July 1863 : Metropolitan Police, Their Services During Riot Week. Their Honorable Record.

New York, NY: Baker & Godwin, Printers and Publishers, 1863. First edition. Paperback. Thin octavo. Wear to edges and corners of covers. Chipping, creasing, and browning to covers. String binding very loose, and all signatures visible at spine. Page corners near front and back covers are chipped. Some ink stains on cover. Name of former owner J.P. Chambers on cover. Brookly Public library bookplate on inside cover, along with a hand written "Compliments of C(unintelligible) Green" note. Name of another owner on title page, one in ink with address and another in pencil. 117 p. [1], index page. An uncommon pamphlet covering the police forces during the riots and accounts of individual officers. Includes a short list of African Americans killed, and a one page description of the destruction of the Colored Orphan Asylum. Fair. Item #16851

Price: $975.00

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