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Lot #79
DepartmentEphemera
Sold For$225.00(hammer price)
 $270.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 11, 2019

Description

MIXED EPHEMERA AND PUBLICATIONS 1758-20th Century
Includes a list of Voluptuous Reading" for purchase in British currency and various pages, a Brown commencement "Order of Exercises and Theses" from 1817, a short note about "Negroes", a 1926 postcard souvenir book of New Brunswick scenes, a copy of "Salamagundi, or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff & Others" (N.Y.: David Longworth, 1807), fragments of colonial and early American paper money and bonds, a 19th Century Massachusetts atlas and a copy of "The Trial of Cain, the First Murderer, in Poetry, by Rule of Court ..." by Erastus Brown (Boston: 1827).
From the Baylies Family of Dighton, Massachusetts. The family of merchants was highly connected tot he early foundation of the American Revolution and the nascent government that came as a result. Family members served in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress and as ambassadors."

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