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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #187
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$130.00(hammer price)
 $156.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 16, 2018

Description

EIGHT PAMPHLETS ON THE ELECTION OF 1844 AND OTHER ISSUES OF THE DAY Circa 1844
1) The Voice of Warning. To the Independent Voters of the United States." (Washington: Whig Standard Office, circa 1844). Also marked "Prepared and Published by Order of Hon. Willis Green ...".
2) "Another Whig Slander Refuted".
3) "Speech of Mr. J.J. Hardin, of Illinois, Reviewing the Principles of James K. Polk & the Leaders of Modern Democracy. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, June 3, 1844." (Washington: J. & G.S. Gideon, 1844.)
4) "Arguments Proving the Inconsistency and Impolicy of Granting to Foreigners the Right of Voting; Abstracted from a Pamphlet Published in the Year 1810, By A Disciple of the Washington School: ... ". (Philadelphia: J.G. Auner, 1844.)
5) "The Plebian Tracts. No. II. The Injustice of the Tariff on Protective Principles." (N.Y.: Levi D. Slamm, 1844.)
6) "Speech of Mr. Vinton, of Ohio, on the Contested Election of the Members of the House of Representatives, Elected by the General Ticket System in the States of New Hampshire, Georgia, Missouri, and Mississippi. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Feb. 12, 1844." (Washington: J. and G.S. Gideon, 1844.)
7) "Speech of Mr. Barnard, of New York, on the Report and Resolutions of the Committee on Elections, relative to the elections by General Ticken in the four recusant States of New Hampshire, Georgia, Mississippi, and Missouri. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the U.S., Feb. 13, 1844". (J. & G.S. Gideon.)
8) "Speech of Mr. Duncan, of Ohio". Delivered in the House of Representatives, March 6, 1844. Some illustrations, including a full-page image of a raccoon or badger as seen from above, with "Whig Party" on its tail and various campaign issues on its body.
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Condition

Collations not verified. Original wraps or bindings may be missing. All exhibit toning, foxing, soiling, creased pages, etc. Generally well preserved.
4) Signature on title page.

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