The Story of Edward Hines who is falsely accused of having secured by bribery the election of William Lorimer to the Senate of the United States: A Discussion of the testimony given at various times by Clarence S. Funk and others, as delivered from the official records. Frederick Upham Adams.
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The Story of Edward Hines who is falsely accused of having secured by bribery the election of William Lorimer to the Senate of the United States: A Discussion of the testimony given at various times by Clarence S. Funk and others, as delivered from the official records

Near Fine. Item #7735

Chicago: Regan Printing House, n.d., ca. 1912. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's staple bound card wrappers printed within double rule; 79pp. Light toning to wrapper extremities, else Near Fine.

Polemic issued in the wake of the election of Chicago Republican machine boss William Lorimer to the Senate. The author here defends the actions of Hines, a Chicago lumberman who reportedly claimed that he had raised a fund of $100,000 "with which 'to put Lorimer over.'"

Price: $25.00