New York: New York Tribune, 1860. 8vo. 18,  pp. FIRST EDITION. Sewn as issued; water stained. Item #11109
First edition of the first published appearance of the speech that won Lincoln the presidency. This speech proved his electability, solidifying his base and defining his policies. Header of first page is "Tribune Tracks - No. 4." Lincoln's speech runs to page eleven; there follows the caption title States Rights and the Supreme court. Speech of Senator Doolittle, of Wisconsin, Delivered in the United States Senate, February 24, 1860 which runs through page fourteen. Page fifteen has a caption title Medary's veto. Monaghan 50.