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Revolutionary Era broadsides, 1775-1783
Benson, Robert, 1739-1823Walton, William, 1731-1796Holt, John, 1721-1784Dunn, William
Committee chamber, New-York, August 22, 1775. : The Provincial Congress of the colony of New-York, on the 9th of August, instant, passed the following resolves, viz. ...
1 sheet ( p.) ; 46 x 30 cm
Largely concerns the division of New York City into 24 districts for the election of officers for the formation of an army. Signed in 1st col.: Robert Benson, secretary. Signed at end: William Walton, chairman, pro tempore. Printed in double columns with type ornament rule. Imprint from Evans. References: Evans 14334. Watermark: Strasburg bend and lily over GR. New-York Historical copy inscribed at top: Present by William Dunn. Nov. 16, 1868.
Broadsides -- SY1775 no.24
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