Broadside, approximately 14 x 10 inches, with attached strip, 1 3/4 x 10 inches. Light early stains and a few small holes, with slight loss to one word. Contemporary ink inscription in bottom margin; additional contemporary date and signatures on attached strip. Contemporary ink inscriptions on verso of main leaf (reading "Wolfsborough") and attached strip. Very good. New Hampshire broadside detailing the election procedures for the representatives to the Second Congress, with the term for the newly elected officials to commence in March 1791 for a two-year period. The inscription in the lower margin reads: "Pursuant to the above Act, the Inhabitants of Wolfborough are hereby Notified to meet at the Dwelling house of Benjn. Wiggins in sd. Town on the Last Monday of this Inst. Augst. at Three O Clock in the afternoon for the purposes of therein Mentioned. Also to transact any other Business that may then and there be thought Necessary." The document is signed in the attached strip: "Wolfborough 12th, Augst., 1790 Richd. [?] [and] Jacob Haines Select Men." The verso of the strip reads: "An Act for to Choose Representatives also a Warrant for Town Meeting for the Choice of Representatives." A total of four copies are recorded by OCLC and NAIP. EVANS 22704. Seller Inventory # WRCAM36059
Title: STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE [sic]. IN THE YEAR OF...
Publication Date: 1790
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