[LINCOLN - 1864 ELECTION] - ELLIS, George Edward (1814-1894)
The Nation's Ballot and its Decision: a Discourse Delivered in Austin-Street Church, Cambridgeport, and in Harvard Church, Charlestown, on Sunday, Nov. 13, 1864; Being the Sunday following the Presidental Election. Boston: William V. Spencer, 1864. 8vo (232 x 144 mm). 18pp. Original wrappers (lower wrapper detached, light chipping). Ellis, a Unitarian clergyman, relates casting ballots in the 1864 election to the casting of lots (Acts I: 24, 26). "There is a significance, a moral of intelligible character, in the result of that huge ballot" (p.6). RARE. Monaghan 294; see Sabin 22309.
Mr. Lincoln's Arbitrary Arrests, The Acts which the Baltimore Platform Approves. [New York: n.p., 1864]. 8vo (220 x 148 mm). 18pp. Disbound. Campaign pamphlet for the Baltimore [Repbulican] Platform, which presented Lincoln as their canditate for the 1864 election; "The Baltimore platform..approves all he has done, specifically commending all his course." Monaghan 325; Sabin 41216.