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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #75
DepartmentEphemera
Sold For$100.00(hammer price)
 $120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 8, 2018

Description

TWELVE PIECES OF RHODE ISLAND EPHEMERA 18th and 19th Century
1) List of subscribers for repairing the Warwick school house. 2) Loose page from an early printing of the Rhode Island Charter. 3) 1775 letter from Jonathan Hopkins to his brother Timothy, stationed at Providence Hill, discussing family matters. 4) A letter to Rufus Smith, keeper of the jail, dated November 8, 1834, concerning Mason H. Jones, a debtor in North Providence. 5) Republican census from Exeter, dated March 5, 1894. 6) Carte de visite depicting the staff of Flint & Co., the largest store in Rhode Island. 7) Notice that the mayor of Providence intends to use the steamer Dorchester" on July 25, 1896 to inspect improvements to the channel between the Providence River and Narragansett Bay. 8) Letter from E.R. Allen, dated May 7, 1896, on State of Rhode Island Executive Department letterhead. 9) Washington Insurance Co. policy for Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sayles, expiring on January 1, 1833. 10) Handwritten account of children attending Ellen Sayles School. 11) Handwritten vote tally. 12) "Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of George Herbert Utter"."

Condition

Age-typical wear throughout.

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