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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #123
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$60.00(hammer price)
 $72.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 20, 2018

Description

ELEVEN RHODE ISLAND PAMPHLETS 1823-1837
1) Principles and Men: Considered with Reference to the Approaching Election of President. By a Citizen of Rhode-Island." (Providence: John Miller, 1823.) Bound with marbleized paper boards. 2) "Address to the Landholders and Farmers of Newport County, Delivered by Hon. Tristam Burges, at a Meeting of Friends of Messrs. Pearce and Burges, Holden at Howland's Ferry Bridge". (Providence: The Daily Advertiser, 1829.) Second edition. Bound with marbleized paper boards. 3) "Speech of the Hon. Tristam Burges, of Rhode Island, at the Public Dinner Given Him by the Citizens of New-York, March 30, 1831." Half calf binding. 4) "An Address, Delivered Before the Providence Association for the Promotion of Temperance" by Usher Parsons. (Providence: Weeden and Knowles, 1831.) Tan wrappers. 5) "An Oration, Pronounced Before the Citizens of Providence, on the Fourth of July 1831" by Tristam Burges. (Providence: William Marshall & Co., n.d.) 6) "An Address, to the Freemen on Rhode-Island. By A Landholder." (Providence: Printed at the Herald-Office, 1831.) Bound with marbleized paper boards. 7) "Speech of Mr. Pearce , of Rhode Island ... on the Resolution of The Judiciary Committee, Relative to the Collector of Wiscasset." (City of Washington: Jonathan Elliot, 1832.) 8) "October, 1832. At the General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations ... Present, His Excellency Lemuel H. Arnold, Governor, His Honor Charles Collins, Lieutenant Governor." 9) "Spirit of Roger Williams. Our Object is Liberty for All; Gained by Moral Power, and Regulated by Impartial Laws." (Providence, December, 1837.) Vol. I No. 1. 10) "Slanders Refuted, Being a Reply to the Foul and Abusive Attacks, Made on Dutee J. Pearce, and Tristam Burges". 11) "Mr. Whipple's Speech. Substance of a Speech Delivered at the Whig Meeting Held at he Town House, Providence, R. I., August 28, 1837, by John Whipple, Esq.""

Condition

All with age-typical wear. Foxing and toning throughout. 1) Title page with ink marginalia and old sticker. 2) Uncut. First several pages with creases to upper right corners. Page 7 with tear to lower margin. 3) Title page with pencil marginalia. Hinges cracked. 5) Lacking wrappers. Re-stitched. Water stains along left and bottom margins. 7) Lacking wrappers. Right and bottom margins trimmed. 8) Title page, dog-eared, torn, with ex-collection stamp and ink marginalia. Heavily foxed and toned. 9) Folding creases, with associated tears and losses. 10) Lacking wrappers. All pages torn through upper margin. All pages with loss to lower right corner. 11) Lacking wrappers and stitching. Short tears.

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