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February 14, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Americana Lot: Ephemera and Two Pamphlets.

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Auction: Discovery - 2637MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: February 14, 2013 10:00AM


Americana Lot: Ephemera and Two Pamphlets.
Seven printed documents, late 18th and early 19th century, filled out and signed by hand, mostly judgments of the court in Suffolk County; and approximately eight written indictments, same period, with tears, stains and other faults.
Together with: An Address to the Citizens of Massachusetts, on the Causes and Remedy of our National Distresses, by a Fellow Sufferer, Boston: Printed at the Repertory Office, 1808, 13 pps., octavo, stab-sewn, stained, holes with loss; and John Quincy Adams's An Address Delivered at the Request of the Committee of Arrangements for Celebrating the Anniversary of Independence, Cambridge: at the University Press, by Hilliard and Metcalf, 1821, 34 pps., octavo, in blue paper wraps, water stained throughout, contemporary signatures on title.
Estimate $200-300

Both pamphlets have water stains and old inscriptions. The manuscript documents have some chipping, some are broken at the folds, typical toning and water stains.

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UN Court, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, John Quincy Adams, Repertory Office, Committee of Arrangements for Celebrating, Cambridge, University Press