Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--HISTORY.) Arrangement for the Grand & Solemn Funeral Procession. Letterpress broadside, 16 1/4 x 13 inches; moderate wear, folds, wrinkles, and foxing; contemporary manuscript calculations and signature of John Loughlin on verso. [New York, 26 May 1808]

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Advertisement for a Tammany Society-sponsored event in honor of the thousands who died on British prison ships during the war, closing with the ceremonial "interment of the remains of eleven thousand five hundred American seamen, soldiers and citizens, who suffered martyrdom on board the Jersey and other British prison ships, in the harbor of New York, during the American Revolution." Sabin 2097; Shaw & Shoemaker 16283. 3 copies in OCLC and none known at auction.