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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #101
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$275.00(hammer price)
 $330.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 16, 2018

Description

FOUR ANTI-MADISON PAMPHLETS Election of 1808
1) A Political Sermon, Addressed to the Electors of Middlesex." Attributed to Samuel P.P. Fay. Opposes the Jefferson administration. 2) "An Address to the Citizens of Massachusetts, on the Causes and Remedy of our National Distresses. By a Fellow Sufferer." (Boston: Repertory office, 1808.) Dated October 10, 1808. Believed to be written by John Park. Accuses Jefferson of "sacrificing our national independence ...". 3) "Essex Resolutions." Dated October 6, 1808. Provides an attack on the Jefferson administration and the Embargo and puts forth a resolution to repeal the Embargo and amend the Constitution. Lists delegates who attended the meeting. 4) "Communications on the Next Election for President of the United States, and on the Late Measures of the Federal Administration ... By a Citizen of New-York." (Printed for the author, 1808.) Written by Edmond Charles Genet, France's Ambassador to the United States during the French Revolution. Genet settled in New York and married Cornelia Clinton, daughter of New York Governor George Clinton, who was a candidate for President. Here Genet rails against the Embargo and promotes the election of his father-in-law over James Madison."

Condition

All exhibit scattered toning, foxing and soiling, including ink markings and stains. Pages chipped or creased. Collations not verified. 1) Remnants of binding on spine. 2) Unevenly trimmed pages; uncut at top. 3) Title page loose from remainder of pamphlet.

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