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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #170
DepartmentPolitical Broadsides
Sold For$375.00(hammer price)
 $450.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 20, 2018


Speech of Governor Dorr, in answer to the question by the Court, why Sentence should not be pronounced against him". Dated Newport, Tuesday, June 25, 1844. One printed by the Republican Herald Office on paper with Greek key border. The other printed by B.T. Albro on silk with scrolled border. Sheets 16" x 11" and 13.25" x 9.5". Herald copy is DeSimone and Schofield #133; Albro is an unlisted variant."


Republican Herald: Printed at an angle. Folding creases with small associated losses. Scattered foxing and stained splotches. Margins uneven. Albro: Minor loss and fraying along edges.

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