Item #19291 A Letter to Thomas F. Bayard; Challenging his Right--and that of All the Other So-Called Senators and Representatives in Congress--to Exercise any Legislative Power Whatever Over the People of the United States. Anarchism, Lysander Spooner.

A Letter to Thomas F. Bayard; Challenging his Right--and that of All the Other So-Called Senators and Representatives in Congress--to Exercise any Legislative Power Whatever Over the People of the United States.

Boston, Mass. Published by the Author, 1882. First edition. Unbound pamphlet, 8.5 x 5.25 inches, stitched, 11 pages. Title page separating neatly along the gutter about two-thirds the length of the pamphlet; two minuscule contemporary red ink dots to the title; cheap paper toning but supple; in very good condition. Item #19291

"Spooner, now living in retirement in Boston, contributed two final additions to the anti-state literature which, although producing little new thought, were the most amazing and daring of all in that they were addressed to prominent public figures in American political life" (Martin, Men Against the State). A radical pamphlet from the later years of the famed early American individual anarchist, attacking the secret ballot, legislative power, and the validity of the Constitution: "These facts, that no man can delegate, or give away, his own natural right to liberty, nor any other man's natural right to liberty, prove that he can delegate no right of arbitrary dominion whatever. . . ."

Price: $200.00

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