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People's Ticket. At a Meeting of Republican Gentlemen, from several towns in the County of Warren [N.Y.], held at the Lake George Coffee-House, on the 17th of April, 1820... Resolved, that James L. Thurman be ... hereby nominated, as a suitable candidate for Member of Assembly. . . and concurring with political allies in Washington Co., in nominating DeWitt Clinton and John Tayler for Governor and Lt. Governor, respectively... [Caption title & partial text]
(Caldwell, New York), 1820. Folio broadside. 465 x 280mm., [18" x 11 inches]. Folded in quarters, couple of tiny separations along folds. Lightly toned, moderately foxing. An attractive, untrimmed copy. Signed in type by David Alden and Frederick Miller, Chairman and Sec'y of the meeting, respectively, as well as by members of the Republican Central Committee, at conclusion. A handsome broadside, utilizing a good deal of large, bold type. Warren County is situated north of Glens Falls, on the eastern border of New York, encompassing almost all of Lake George. Caldwell, N.Y., now the village of Lake George, at the foot of the lake, was for a time the county seat of Warren Co. It had a newspaper from the eighteen-teens and separate imprints from as early as 1820. The Lake George Coffee House served as the first county court and the Republican [i.e. Democratic] Central Committee had its office in Caldwell. Not in OCLC or American Imprints for 1820.
Bookseller: De Simone Company, Booksellers [United States]
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