SAMUEL D. BURCHARD - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 40223
Sale Price $144.00
SAMUEL D. BURCHARD
The famous minister signs his name on this sentiment in black ink
Autograph sentiment signed: "to be truly yours in afflection/S. D. Burchard". 5½x3.Affixed to paper with "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion" written by an unknown hand. Samuel D. Burchard (1812-1891), was a 19th-century Presbyterian minister from New York. Burchard moved to Kentucky with his parents in 1830, attended Centre College and graduated in 1837. He was licensed to preach in 1838. He was pastor of several Presbyterian churches in New York City. Burchard was chancellor of the Ingham University, and president of Rutgers female college. Burchard originated the phrase, "Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion" and applied it to the Democratic Party near the end of the Blaine-Cleveland campaign in the United States presidential election, 1884. The phrase was said to have cost Blaine the presidency. Toned. Corners rounded. Some marks on front. Otherwise, fine condition.
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