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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #129
DepartmentPolitical Broadsides
Sold For$250.00(hammer price)
 $300.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 21, 2018

Description

THIRTEEN RHODE ISLAND POLITICAL BROADSIDES 1832-1904
1) An Act to incorporate the Coddington Five Cents Savings' Bank, in Newport." Mid-19th Century. Printed on blue sheet. 2) "Circular." Dated "Providence, June 1, 1850. Announces an act requiring the Commissioner of Public Schools to aid in providing a registration of births, marriages and deaths. Printed on blue sheet. Addressed on reverse to "Trustee School District No. 10. Johnston". 3) " ... City Council of the City of Providence passed the following resolutions, viz: ...". Dated May 12, 1855. Seeks applications for commissioners to review real estate required for road expansions. 4) "Hope for Rhode Island". Circa 1890. Provides Henry B. Metcalf's commentary on the Prohibition Party and the "Suppression of the Saloon Nuisance". 5) "The Prohibition Party of Rhode Island. Platform and Candidates. Campaign of 1903." Five black and white photographs of candidates along left margin. Double-sided. 6) "To the Voters of the Town of Cumberland ... For a New Deal ... Vote The Straight Republican Ticket". Provides addresses and short biographies of candidates. 7-8) Two copies of "1890 Instruction Sheet. State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Instructions to Voters." Mounted on heavy cardboard. 9) "Notice to Registry Voters." Dated July 9, 1877. Announces legislation on voter registration and registry tax. Image of the state seal upper left. 10) "Chas. Jackson & Irish Voters. Read! Electors of Rhode Island, and Pause, before you vote!!!". Mentions Thomas Wilson Dorr, Governor Jackson and others. Circa 1845. 11) "Daily Advertiser --- Extra" from February 1832. Comments on Freemasonry. 12) "What the Providence Journal Said Editorally of Col. Colt Two Years Ago." Dated October 3, 1904. Advocates Samuel Pomeroy Colt for governor. 13) "Second District Republican Convention." Dated 1894. Announces resolutions made at the convention."

Condition

Largest 21.75 x 15.5".
All exhibit some degree of wear commensurate with age and use, including toning, soiling, creasing, etc. Generally well preserved.
1) Creased along fold lines. Ink inscriptions dated 1861 on reverse. 10) Water damage at top left corner and mid-left margin. Irregular printing (or damage?) obscures some of headline and text."

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