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Eine Skizze des Lebens und der öffentlichen Dienste von William H. Harrison

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German translation of A Sketch Of The Life And Public Services Of William H. Harrison, published in 1840 by J.S. Wiestling of Columbus, Ohio.

Octavo, 40pp. Text in German. Rear cover states resolution by Harrison and Reform State Central Committee of Ohio from May 18, 1840 calling for translated publication to be produced for German citizens in local counties. Original paper wraps, bound along spine with thread. Faint foxing throughout text, light wear to corners. (Howes J20) (Morgan 9435) (Martin 61). A scarce example from Harrison’s second presidential campaign.

The publisher of this work, John S. Wiestling, was the publisher of a pro-Whig, German language newspaper in Columbus, Ohio, called the Ohio Staats-Zeitung und Volks-Advokat. He was requested to translate and publish “A Sketch of the Life and Public Services of William H. Harrison” for the large German working population in Ohio.

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Location Published

Columbus, Ohio


J. S. Wiestling


First Edition

Date Published



Original wraps


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[Harrison | William Henry]


[Harrison | William Henry]