THE CITIZEN AND THE REPUBLIC;
by GORDON, Armistead C.
GORDON, Armistead C. THE CITIZEN AND THE REPUBLIC; Staunton, Virginia: Stoneburner & Prufer, 1900. 8vo. Wrappers. Disbound. 18 pages. First edition. "An address delivered before the West Virginia Bar Association, at its annual meeting at Martinsburg, West VA., January 5, 1900." An intellectural and le treatise on "the last half of the nineteenth century now closing (which) has witnessed an evolution of wealth and revolution of society, the like of which recorded in no written history of the world." Armistead Gordon concludes "th the sole legitimate end of government is to secure and protect the individual citizen in the enjoyment of life, liberty, and property." Includes bibliographical references. Inscribed on cover by the author. (Inventory #: 38941)