Cincinnati: Applegate & Co. 1853.
First Edition. pp vi, -216. Publisher's black cloth, chipped at spine ends and rubbed through at corners. Some external soiling, foxing and occasional soiling throughout text. Good only. An anti-abolitionist--but not proslavery--work, in which Woodward predicts the dissolution of the Union if abolitionists continue to shape public sentiment in the North: "If such productions as Uncle Tom's Cabin are to give tone to public sentiment in the North, then assuredly are we in danger. Should Mrs. Stowe's vile aspersion of southern character, and her loose, reckless and wicked misrepresentations of the institution of slavery in the southern States ever become accredited in the northern section of the Union I fear the consequence ...." Work p. 305; not in Sabin or Blockson.