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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #114
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$225.00(hammer price)
 $270.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 23, 2018

Description

THREE POLITICAL PUBLICATIONS OF PENNSYLVANIA INTEREST Election of 1812
1) Letter-format broadside At a meeting of a number of Federal Gentleman, deputed from eleven of the States, held at the city of New-York ... were appointed a Committee to correspond with such Committees or persons in each State, on the subject of the Presidential Election ...". Dated Philadelphia, September 26, 1812. Signed by prominent lawyers Horace Binney, Joseph Hopkinson and William Meredith. Urges recipients to contact them regarding concerns about Electors. Inscribed verso "Binney Hopkinson & Meredith 26 Sept. 1812[?]", in what appears to be Binney's handwriting. 9.75" x 7.75". 2) Pamphlet "Address of the General Committee of Correspondence, ... to the Democratic Citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, of the Subject of the Presidential Election, 1812." (Philadelphia: John Binns, circa 1812). Signed in print by Jacob Holgate, John Binns, John Geyer and John Porter, and dated September 16, 1812. Provides list of Pennsylvania electors. Supports James Madison for President. 3) Pamphlet "Second Address of the General Committee of Correspondence, ... to the Democratic Citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, on the Subject of the Presidential Election, 1812." (Philadelphia: John Binns, circa 1812.) Signed in print by Jacob Holgate, John Binns, John Geyer and John Porter, and dated October 12, 1812. Provides list of Pennsylvania electors. Provides further support for Madison's re-election and opposes DeWitt Clinton."

Condition

All exhibit scattered toning, foxing and soiling, including ink markings and stains. Pages chipped or creased. Collations not verified.

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