New-York, 1841.. 1841.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed self-wraps. The covers are soiled and darkened with some chipping to the edges. 16 pages. A very good unopened copy of this pamphlet.
First edition of this speech in support of the Roman Catholic Church's objections to public education.
Compulsory school attendance did not become the law in New York until 1853. First Edition.