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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #115
DepartmentPolitical Broadsides
Sold For$650.00(hammer price)
 $780.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 16, 2018

Description

SIX CARRIER'S ADDRESSES 1814-1901
Together with The John-Donkey" political satire paper dated January 1, 1848. Five addresses in broadside format and one in booklet form. Includes "To the Patrons of the Newport Mercury" from 1814, "Address of the Carrier of the Kinderhook Sentinel" from 1845, "Carrier's Address of the Providence Daily Tribune" from 1856, "New Year's Address of the Carriers of the Providence Daily Post" from 1859, "New Year's Address of the Carriers of the Providence Daily Evening Press" from 1866 and "The Twentieth Century Carrier's Address" from the Perth Amboy Chronicle from 1901. All written in verse. Largest 17.75" x 12".
These addresses were handed out by newspaper delivery boys, typically on New Year's Day, with the hopes of receiving a tip in return. They often covered the news of the past year in verse form."

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