Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1779.) Broadside regarding the pay of New Hampshire soldiers. Letterpress broadside, 12 x 6 1/2 inches, addressed on verso to "the Select Men of Candia"; foxing, folds, manuscript calculations on verso, taped on top edge to modern mat; uncut, on an irregular slip of paper. (MRS) [Exeter, NH.: Zechariah Fowle,] 28 December 1779

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This broadside was issued by the New Hampshire House of Representatives, and begins "Whereas it has been determined by the General-Assembly to adjust and pay off to the Soldiers who have been enlisted into the Continental Army, the Arreages due to them." It requires that the various towns compile a list of their soldiers and the money already paid to each. Evans 16390; 2 copies in ESTC and none known at auction.