Two pamphlets printed in Chicago in 1863, titled Speech of Revered N.G. Collins, on the Intellectual Condition of the South compared with the North and its bearing on the present rebellion.
Twelvemo, [two volumes], 24pp; 24pp. Printed pamphlet in original wraps, labeled No. 1 and No. 2. Bound at spine with string. Likely printed in 1863 or 1864. Light toning and spotting in both volumes, not affecting text. (Sabin 14447) (Ante-Fire Imprints, 617) (OCLC 49498241) Only pamphlet “No. 2” can be found in public collections. A scarce ante-fire imprint from Chicago.
Revered N.G. Collins served as the Chaplain of the 57th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.
Full title: Speech of Rev. N.G. Collins. Intellectual Condition of The South Compared with the North with its Bearing Upon the Present Rebellion. Delivered On Several Occasions, To Regiments In General Dodge’s Division, And At Lamoille, Bureau Co., Illinois, To The Citizens And Veteran Soldiers of that Section.