Life and Services of Gen. Pierce, Respectfully Dedicated to Gen'l Lewis Cass (Concord: Gazette Press, 1852). As has been pointed out by Elwin L. Page (The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly, December, 1949, pp. 458-59), this anonymous satirical pamphlet purported to come from the press of a Democratic organ but was ``probably printed in the office of Charles L. Wheler's Tribune, a grossly virulent Whig campaign paper.'' Page observes, however, that ``Pierce's overzealous friends had retailed the very stories upon which the burlesque was built.''
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