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- Election ticket, listing Col. M'Dougall, Robert Ray, John Van Cortlandt, and eighteen others, followed by an address exhorting the inhabitants of New York to vote "for men of virtue and knowledge" in the upcoming election., Election ticket followed by: To the inhabitants of the city and county of New-York., Signed: The Sentinel., Dated: April 13, 1776., One of 4 different tickets issued for this election. Cf. Becker., Imprint from Evans 15108., Names in 3 columns separated by type ornament rules., Also issued as separate broadsides. Two issues noted. A: first line "The following are recommended ... " 155 mm.; first line "To the inhabitants ... " 149 mm. B: "The following ... " 158 mm.; "To the inhabitants ... " 152 mm., Library copy no. 1 state A on one sheet. Library copy 2 state B "The following ... " on separate sheet 12 x 21 cm., copy 3 state B "To the inhabitants ... " on separate sheet 26 x 21 cm.
- List of names includes John Jay, Philip Livingston, John Alsop and eighteen others., List printed in three columns divided by type ornament rules., One of 4 different tickets issued for this election; this ticket includes James Duane. Cf. Becker., Typography identical to Evans 14757, Publication attributed in Evans 15108 to Holt.