Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 25

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--PRELUDE.) [Thomas Bradbury Chandler.] What Think Ye of the Congress Now? 48 pages. 8vo, disbound; moderate wear and soiling to first and final leaves, lacking the 4-page appendix "A Plan of the Proposed Union between Great-Britain and the Colonies"; early owners' signature on title page. New York: James Rivington, 1775

Additional Details

"Accuses the New England Republicans of urging Congress beyond the purpose for which its members were elected, and calls upon the people of New York to reject the acts of Congress and withdraw from the association"--Church 1117. Also credited to Myles Cooper in Sabin and elsewhere. Adams, American Controversy 75-22a; Evans 13866; Howes C285 ("Tory pamphlet severely critical of the rebel Congress"--"aa"); Revolutionary Hundred 33; Sabin 16590; Streeter sale II:761.