New York: Bartlett & Welford, n.d. (but 1847). First Edition. 8vo. -34 pp., lacking integral title and its conjugate leaf (a blank). Wrappers detached and chipped, with loss of text to publisher's "Catalogue" on lower wrapper (SEE IMAGES). With faults, and priced accordingly. Fair. Item #3480
Haferkorn, p. 12. Sabin 26392. Tutorow 4130: "Argues that the annexation of Texas was the immediate cause of the Mexican War. The occupation of the land near the Rio Grande constituted aggression against Mexico. In any agreement, the Nueces should be the boundary between Texas and Mexico." The author was Secretary of the Treasury (1801-14).