Our Country: Its Capabilities, Its Perils, and Its Hope. Being a Plea for the Early Establishment of Gospel Institutions in the Destitute Portions of the United States.
New York: Executive Committee of the American Home Missionary Society, 1842. Paperback. 12mo. Original green printed wrappers. 60pp. Good plus. Some edgewear to wrappers; mild age toning and sporadic foxing. Fascinating, zealous exhortion to spread the Gospel, mainly westward: "Read it, Christian, read it, patriot, philanthropist, citizen of this republic, read it through...." The population projections are especially interesting -- their chart brings the population up to 275 million by the year 1940. Some Mormon content on pages 47-48. First edition. FLAKE 6022b. SABIN 57914. Item #15877