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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #155
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$100.00(hammer price)
 $120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 23, 2018

Description

ELEVEN RHODE ISLAND PAMPHLETS AND BOOKS 1843-1897
1) State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, January Session, A. D. 1843. An Act to regulate the Election of Civil Officers, and for ther purposes therein mentioned." Tan wrappers with Rhode Island state crest. Bound with paper boards. 2) "Extracts from the Proceedings and Reports of the Rhode-Island State Total Abstinence Society ...". (Providence: B. T. Albro, 1846.) Yellow wrappers. 3-4) Two copies of "Facts Relative to the Political and Moral Claims of Wilkins Updike, for the Support of The Whig Electors of the Western District." (Providence: 1847.) One bound with paper boards. 5-7) Three transcripts from meetings of the State of Rhode Island General Assembly. From the January Sessions in 1843, 1844 and 1852. 8) "Order of Exercises at the Dedication of the Bridgham School House, in the City of Providence, on Monday, May 25, 1857." (Providence: Knowles, Anthony & Co.) 9) "The President and Congress. A Discourse Preached in the Westminster Congregational Church, Sunday Evening, May 6, 1866" by Augustus Woodbury. (Providence: George H. Whitney, 1866.) Bound with paper boards. 10) "A Complete Report of the American-Republican Legislative Caucus in Newport. From the Providence Daily Post, July 29, 1857." (Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1885.) Brown wrappers. 11) "Rhode Island Historical Tracts. Second Series" by Sidney S. Rider. (Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1889 and 1897.) Nos 1 and 5 bound together in half calf morocco with marbleized paper boards."

Condition

Age-typical wear throughout. Toning and foxing throughout. 1) Spine cracked and with loss. 2) Front wrapper with ink marginalia. 3-4) Lacking wrappers. 5-7) Lacking wrappers. 8) Folding creases. 9) Title page with pencil marginalia. 10) Front wrapper torn. 11) Hinges cracked.

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