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By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving. Boston: Draper, 1773.
Broadside, ESTC lists three copies in American libraries, two at the American Antiquarian Society, and one at the Massachusetts Historical Society, with a note on the back from a Reverend Smith of Weymouth, framed; and a collection of papers and ephemera, including three issues of the Whalemen's Shipping List from 1853 and a few odd pages, and other documents.
Estimate $200-300


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Thanksgiving, Draper, American Antiquarian Society, Massachusetts Historical Society

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