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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #99
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$120.00(hammer price)
 $144.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 5, 2018

Description

ELEVEN 19TH CENTURY MASSACHUSETTS PAMPHLETS 1808-1837
1) Address to the People of Massachusetts." Dated March 1 and March 2, 1809.
2) "An Address, Delivered Before the Washington Benevolent Society, in Dorchester, February 22nd, 1813. By Rev. Thaddeus Mason Harris. Published by the particular request of the Society." (Boston: J. Belcher, 1813.)
3) "Oration, Delivered at Worcester, on the Thirtieth of April, A.D. 1813, Before the Washington Benevolent Society of the County of Worcester, in Commemoration of the First Inauguration of General Washington as President of the United States. By Samuel M. Burnside. Published at the Request of the Society." (Worcester: Isaac Sturtevant, 1813.)
4) "An Epistle to a Member of the General Court of Massachusetts, for 1809." First half written in verse.
5) "An Appeal to the Good Sense of the Democrats and the Public Spirit of the Federalists. By a Citizen of Massachusetts." (Boston: John Eliot, 1814.) An appeal for unity, believed to have been written by Willard Phillips. Signed "Hon. Geo. Cabot" upper margin of title page.
6) "Report of Contested Elections, in the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts." (Boston: True & Rowe, 1812.)
7) "Speech of His Excellency the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to Both Houses of the Legislature, ... January, 1812." (Boston: Printed at the State Press, 1811.)
8) "Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis, a Member of the Senate of Massachusetts, on the Present State of our National Affairs; With Remarks upon Mr. Pickering's Letter to the Governor of the Commonwealth. By John Quincy Adams. Second Newburyport Edition." (Newburyport: W. and J. Gilman, 1808.)
9) "Speech of Mr. Lincoln, of Massachusetts: Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, Feb. 7, 1837, on the Resolution to Censure the Hon. John Q. Adams, For Inquiring of the Speaker, Whether a Paper Purporting to Come from Slaves, Came Within the Resolution Laying on the Table All Petitions Relating to Slavery." (Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1837.)
10) Titled on wraps "Mr. Everett's Oration Delivered Before the Citizens of Charlestown July 4, 1828". Fully titled "An Oration Delivered Before the Citizens of Charlestown on the Fifty-Second Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. By Edward Everett." (Charlestown: Wheildon and Raymond, and Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1828.)
11) "A Review of Political Affairs during the last half year. By a Republican of Massachusetts." (Adams & Rhoades, 1808.)"

Condition

Collations not verified. Possibly lacking original wraps or bindings. Some exhibit ink markings, soiling, toning or foxing. Some pages creased or with minor losses. Generally well preserved. 4) Evidence of water damage. Pages creased. 5) Tears and losses at page edges. 6) First two pages detached. Pp. 49 -54 loose (holding on by a thread). Some losses at upper left corner of first two pp. 7) Pages irregularly trimmed. Title page coming loose. 8) Curling of pages on outisde edge. 10) Creased along center line from having been folded in half.

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