US Democracy in action, 1803 letterpress note.
CAMBRDIGE, Mass., state and local politics in 1803. A 17-line letterpress printed "Notification", reminding the ‘Inhabitants o[f the ] Town of Cambridge, quali- / fied to vote fo[r Gove]rnor, Lieut. Governor / and Senators … to assemble at the / Court House … on Monday the 4th / day of April next … for the / following purposes, viz. / 1st.to give in votes for Govern- / or, Lt. Governor and four Consellors and Senators./ 2 To give in votes for a County Treasurer / 3. To determine respecting Horses and Neat / Cattle going at large./ 4. To consider the propriety of making an addi- / tion to the Alms House. / By Order of the Selectmen, / Aaron Hill, Town Clerk. / Cambridge, March 22,1803’. Condition: void and old fold (see images).
Note: On the verso are some early notes in a single manuscript hand, including lines of doggerel verse.
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