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Shipton (Ursula). The Strange and Wonderful History and Prophecies of Mother Shipton... [London? 1750 ?] 23 (1) pp. 16°.
Bd. with: Partridge and Flamstead's New ... FortuneBook. [London, 1750?]
Sibellius (Casparus). Of the Conversion of Five thousand and Nine Hundred East-Indians, in the Isle Formosa, neare China, to the Profession of the true God, in Jesus Christ; by means of M. Ro: Junius, a Minister lately in Delph in Holland. Related by his good Friend M. C. Sibellius, Pastor in Daventrie there, in a Latine Letter, Translated to further the Faith and Joy of many here, by H. Jessei, a Servant of Jesus Christ. With a Postscript of the Gospels good Successe also amongst the West-Indians, in New-England ... London: John Hammond, 1650. 4 p.l., 38(1) pp. 4°.
Simus (Nicolaus). Theoricae Planetarvm in compendivm redactae, et plvribvs figuris auctae. Basileae: ex officina Joan Oporini, 1555. Mense Februario. 183 pp. 8°.
Bd. with: Gemma Phrysius. De principiis Astronomiae et Cosmographiae. Antverpiae, 1548.
Smith (Sir Thomas). The Commonwealth of England, and the maner of Gouernement thereof
Newly corrected and amended. London: William Stansby for John Smethwicke, 1621. 4 p.l., 134 pp. 4°.
Solinus (Caius Julius). Polyhistor, rervm toto orbe memorabilium thesaurus locupletissimus. Hvic... Pomponii Melae de sitv orbis, libros tres
Accesserunt ... noua scholia, quae loca autoris utriusque obscuriora ... illustrant, etiam tabulae geographicae ... Basileae: apvd Michaelem Isin. grinivm et Henricvm Petri, 1538. 10 p.1., 230 pp., I map. Fo. Not mentioned by Harrisse. Contains a map showing part
Bd. with: Münster (S.) Fürmalung und künstlich beschreibung der Horologien. Basel, 1537.
Spain.-Laws. Libro en que està copiladas algunas bullas de ñro muy sancto padre cócedidas en fauor de la jurisdicion real de sus altezas y todas las pragmaticas que estan fechas para la buena gouernació del reyno, imprimido por mădado de Juan ramirez escriuano del cosejo ... [Salamanca: Juan de Porras, 1503.) 8 p.l., 248 (1) l. F.
Harrisse Additions 10, where the colophon is taken from another edition of the same year. The reference to Columbus and Hispaniola is on ll, 118, 119.
Spain.-Laws. Las pragmaticas del reyno. Recopilacio de algūas bulas de nuestro muy sancto padre: concedidas en fauor dela jurisdicion real ... Seuilla : Juan Varela: dos... de Otubre, 1520. 4 p.l., 192 1. Fo. Harrisse Additions 63.
Spain.-Laws. Leyes y ordenanças nueuamēte hechas por su Magestad, para la gouernacion de las Indias y buen tratamiento y conseruacion de los Indios... [Nov. 20, 1542 & June 4, 1543] Alcala de Henares: Joan de Brocar, a 8. del mes de Julio, 1543. 131. Fo.
Stafforde (Robert). A Geographicall and Anthologicall description of all the Empires and Kingdoms, ... in this terrestrial Globe ... London: T. Č. for Simon Waterson, 1607. 4 p.l., 67 (1) pp., 2 l. 4o.
Stafforde (Robert). A Geographicall and Anthologicall description of all the Empires and Kingdomes, both of Continent and Islands in this terrestriall Globe. Relating their scituations, Manners, Customes, Prouinces, and Gouernements. London : Printed by Nicholas Okes for S. W., 1618. 4 p.1., 27 [i. e. 67), (5) pp. 4°.
Stamler (Joannes). Dialogo ... de le sette de diuerse genti, e de le religioni del mondo. Vinegia: per Giouanni Padouano, Febraro. [1508.] 4 p.l., 151 pp. 8°.
Harrisse 52. De alcune Isole nouamente ritrouate, e de inauditi costumi de li popoli di quelle, pp. 3-5.
Stobnicza (Joannes). Introductio in Ptholomei Cosmographiã cũ longitudinibus & latitudinibus regionum & ciuitatum celebriorum.
Cracouie: per Floriană Ungleriū, 1512. 2 p.l., 40 [i. e. 44] II., 2 maps. 4o.
Harrisse 69, Additions 42. The two maps are in photographic fac-simile. The first one shows both North and South America, the latter being called Terra icognita.
Stoefler (Johann). Calendarivm Romanvm Magnum .. Oppenheym: Jacob Köbel, die 24. Martij, 1518. 136 1. Fo.
Stoeffler (Johann). Cosmographicae aliqvot descriptiones ... De Sphaera Cosmographica, hoc cst de Globi terrestris, artificiosa structura. De Dvplici Terrae proiectione in planum ... Omnia recens data per Jo. Dryandrvm ... Marpurgi : Eucharius Ceruicornus, 1537. mense Junio. 20 l., 5 maps. 4o.
Stoeffler (Johann). 1. Stoefleri ... in Procli Diadochi... Sphaeram mundi, ... commentarius. Ante hac nunquam typis excusus. Tubingae : Hulderich Mor hart, 1534. 7 p.1., 137 1., I port. Fo.
Not mentioned by Harrisse. The discovery of the new world by Columbus is mentioned on leaf 24.
Stoeffler (Johann). Petrus Iordan lectori ... En tibi nvnc itervm ... Coelestivm rervm discip. linae, atqve totivs Sphaericae peritissimi Iohannis Stoeflerini... uariorum Astrolabiorum compositionem seu fabricam ... ex postrema autoris recognitione ... in meliorem formam ... redigenda, atque imprimenda curauimus. Moguntiae : Petrus Iordan. 1535, Mense Martio. 8 p.1., 77 (1) 1. Fo.
Bd. with : Münster (S.) Fürmalung und künstlich beschreibung der Horologien. Basel, 1537.
Tavira (Diego de). La Entrada de la Magestad çesarea en la ciudad de Milan, con declaracion de los Arcos Triunfales ... Roma : B. de Cartolari Perugino, a instantia de A. de Salamanca, 1541. 161. 8°.
Not mentioned by Harrisse. Contains references to Peru and the Indies.
Thompson (Charles). Evidences in proof of the Book of Mormon, being a divinely inspired record ... Batavia : D. D. Waite, 1841. 256
Spain.—Laws. Leyes y ordenanças nueuamēte hechas por su Magestad, para la gouernacion de las Indias y buen tratamiento y conseruacion de los Indios ... Alcala de Henares : Joan de Brocar, a 8. del mes de Julio, 1543. 131. Fo.
Vadianus (Joachim). Epitome trivm terrae partivm, Asiae, Africae et Evropae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens, pra pue autem quorum in Actis Lucas, passim autem Euangelistae
Printed on VELLUM, This differs slightly from the paper copy in several pages of the text, and in some of the marginal
& Apostoli meminere ... Tiguri: Frosch. [1534 ?] Villegaignon (Nicolas Durand de). Copie 8 p.l., 524 pp. 8°.
de quelqves letres sur la navigation du Cheuallier This edition is not mentioned by Harrisse. The editions de Villegaignon es terres de l'Amerique... enuoyées dated 1534, in folio and in octavo (Harrisse 189 and Additions par vn des gens dudict Seigneur. Paris : chez 104), are also in the library. The book contains references to
Martin le Jeune, 1557. 38 pp. 8°. America.
Valentin (Bartholome) de la Hera y de la Weert (Sebald de). Wijdtloopigh verhael van Varra. Reportorio del Mundo particvlar, de las
'tgene de vijf Schepen (die int jaer 1598 tot RotterSpheras del Cielo y Orbes elementales, y de las
dam toegherust werden,om door de Straet Magellana significaciones, y tiempos correspondientes a su
haren handel te dryven) wedervaren is, tot denluz, y mouiento... Madrid : Guillermo Druy, 7. September 1599. toe ... Meest beschreven door. 1584. 2 p.1., 127 1., 71. 4o.
Moi Barent Jana, CirurgijobAmsterdam : Zacharias The book relates partly to America.
Heijns, 1600?] 341. Oblong . Varthema (Ludovico di).
Williams (Edward). Virginia : More espe
Itinerario ... nello Egypto, nella Surria, nella Arabia deserta & felice,
cially the South part there, Richly and truly valued :
viz. The fertile Carolana, and no lesse excellent nella Persia, nella India, & nella Ethiopia. La fede, el uiuere, & costumi de tutte le prefate Pro
Isle of Roanoak, of Latitude from 31. to 37. Degr. uincie con Gratia & Priuilegio infra notato. Stam
relating the meanes of raysing infinite profits to the
Adventurers and Planters. The second Edition, pato in Roma per maestro Stephano guillireti de Loreno, &u maestro Hercule de Nani Bolognese,
with Addition of The Discovery of Silkworms,
with their benefit. And Implanting of Mulberry 1510. 100 [i. e. 102] 1. 4o.
Trees ... By E. W. Gent. London : Printed by First edition. The itinerary of Grijalva to Yucatan was first added to the Italian edition of Venice, 1520, which is also in
7. H. for John Stephenson, 1650. 6 p.l., 47 (9) the library.
pp., I map. 4o. Varthema (Ludovico di). Itinerario ... nello
Williams (Edward). Virginia's Discovery of Egitto, nella Soria, nella Arabia ... nella Persia, Silke-V Vormes, with their benefit. And the Imnella India & nella Ethyopia ... Venesia : Fran
planting of Mulberry Trees. Also the dressing cesco di A. Bindone, & Mapheo Passini, 1535. del
and keeping of Vines, for the rich Trade of making mese d'Aprile. 92 [i. e. 100 ] 1. 41. 8°.
Wines there. Together with the making of the SawHarrisse 205. Bd.with : Contarini(A.) Viazo. Vinegia,
mill, very usefull in Virginia, for cutting of Timber
and Clapbord, to build withall, and its conversion [Vaughan (Sir William)]. The Golden Fleece.
to other as profitable Uses. London : Printed by Diuided into three Parts, Vnder which are dis
T. H. for John Stephenson, 1650. 3 p.l., 78 pp.
4o. couered the Errours of Religion, the Vices and Decayes of the Kingdome, and lastly the wayes to
Bd. with his : Virginia ... truly valued. London, 1650. get wealth, and to restore Trading so much com
Xeres (Francesco de). Libro primo de la conplayned of. Transported from Cambrioll Colchos, qvista del Peru & Prouincia del Cuzco de le Indie out of the Southernmost Part of the Iland, com
occidentali. [Translated into Italian by Dominico monly called the Newfovndland. By Orpheus
de Gaztelu] Milano : D. Gotardo da Ponte, 1535. Junior. London : for Francis Williams, 1626. 40 l. 4. 3 pts. in i v. Map. 4°.
Harrisse 201. Venero (Alonso). Enchiridio de los tiempos.
Yves d'Evreux (Pere). Svitte de l'Histoire Salamanca : Juan de Junta, 20. dias d'l mes de des choses plvs memorables aduenuës en Maragnan, Agosto, 1543. 12 p.l., 212 1. 8o.
és années 1613 & 1614. Second Traité. Paris : Not mentioned by Harrisse. The discovery of Peru by the
De l' Imprimerie de François Huby, 1615. 10 p..., Spaniards is mentioned on leaf 135.
364 [i. e. 384] 1. 8°. Vera Cruz (Alphonsus à). Additiones Con- A continuation of Abbeville (C.) Histoire de la Mission stitutionum, nouæ impressionis. [Mexico, 1559?]
...en l'Isle de Maragnan. Paris, 1614. 14 1. 4o.
Zeno (Caterino). De i Commentarii del ViagIcazbalceta 37. Dated “Mexici Kalendis Nouembris Anno gio in Persia di M. Caterino Zeno...& delle guerre
fatte nell' Imperio Persiano, dall tempo de UsunVespucius (Americus). Lettera delle Isole cassano in quà, libri dve. Et dello scoprimento nuouamente trouate in quattro suoi Viaggi (Fior- dell'Isole Frislanda, Eslanda, Engrouelanda ... enza, 1505.) London : Bernard Quaritch, 1885. fatto... da due fratelli Zeni...
Venetia : per iv pp., 16 l. 4°.
Francesco Marcolini, 1558. 58 1., i map. 8°. Quaritch's Reprints of Rare Books, No. 1.
Ziegler (Jacobus). Terrae Sanctae, qvam Vespucius (Americus). The first four Voy- Palæstinam nominant, Syriae, Arabiae, Ægypti & ages of A. M. Translated from the ... original Schondiae doctissima descriptio... Terrae Sanctae edition (Florence 1505-6); with ... preliminary altera descriptio... authore Vuolffgango Vueissennotices, by M. K. London : Bernard Quaritch, burgio... Argentorati : apud Vuendelinum Rihe1885. xxxvi, 46 pp. 4°.
lium, 1536. Mense Septembri, 142 (14) 1. Fo. Quaritch's Translations of Rare Books, No. 1.
The references to America are on ll. 92, 93.
NEW YORK BROADSIDES, 1762-1779.
The New York broadsides here catalogued were part of a collection originally brought together by Gerard Bancker, who served New York, province and state, as assistant clerk of the house of representatives, as deputy treasurer under Peter Van Brugh Livingston during the revolution, and as state treasurer from 1789 to 1798. The broadsides remained in the Bancker family until they were sold by auction for the estate of the late James E. Bancker, in Philadelphia, March 25, 1898, at which sale they were dispersed. The following eighty-six broadsides, comprising about three-fifths of the collection sold, came afterwards into the possession of the New York Public Library.
THE ELECTION OF 1768. New York (The) Gazette ; or, The Weekly Merchant's Hall. The sincere Friends to Post-Boy. The News-Boy's Verses, For New-Year's the Trade and Prosperity of the City of New York, Day, 1763. Humbly Address'd to his Patrons, to present their good Wishes to the reputable Tradeswhom he carries the Thursday's New-York Gazette. men and other Electors ; and hope they will join [New York: John Holt, 1762.) I page.
F. Heart and Hand to hinder a Lawyer being chosen 1768.
to represent this Commercial City:- -Let all true
Friends to Trade declare their Minds freely and JANUARY.
they may depend on being protected from any OpNew York, City. The Committee appointed pression, that any Lawyer shall dare to attempt.by the Inhabitants of the City of New-York, on We will remember your good Offices with warm Wednesday the 29th of December last, to consider Gratitude; and it's requested that no Man will vote of the Expediency of entering into Measures to for a Lawyer, unless he prefers the Craft of the encourage Industry and Frugality, and employ the Law, to the Business of the Merchants, and the Poor, Do report, [Recommending the use of linen Welfare of their friends. (New York: John Holt, made by the Society for Arts, the use of divers February ? 1768.] 1 page. 24°. home made articles, retrenchment after June i next One of the political sheets got out for the election to the in expensive wearing apparel and useless expence
assembly, held in New York city, March 7, 1768. The typoat funerals, discouragement of the importation of
graphical ornament that forms the border is used also in Holt's
New-York Journal for this period. negro slaves, restriction in the use of various imported articles, the signing of the Form of the Sub
Merchant's Hall. The sincere Friends to scription-Roll suggested therewith, and the appoint
the Trade and Prosperity of the City of New York, ment of a committee of seven to carry into effect present their good Wishes to the reputable Tradesthe recommendations.]... [New York, January,
men and other Electors ; and hope they will join 1768.] 2 pp. fo. Broadside.
Heart and Hand to hinder a Lawyer being chosen The place of the meeting at which this committee was ap
to represent this Commercial City: Let all true pointed was probably Bolton and Sigell's inn (later Fraunces' Friends to Trade declare their Minds freely, and tavern, still standing at the corner of Broad and Pearl Streets) they may depend on being protected from any Opfor it was here that the later meetings were held ; the time of the meeting was probably Wednesday, Dec. 30, for on Tues
pression, that any Lawyer shall dare to attempt. day, Dec. 29, a meeting of “ The principal Knot, of the We will remember your good Offices with warm Friendly Brothers of St. Patrick, in the XVIth Regiment of Gratitude; and it's requested that no Man will
was announced for Bolton and Sigell's, and it seems unlikely that two meetings would be held in the tavern on the
Vote for a Lawyer, unless he prefers the Craft same evening. The report of the committee was to have been of the Law, to the Business of the Merchants, presented on Jan. 25, but the meeting called for that evening and the Welfare of their Friends. [New York : was adjourned to Feb. 2 on account of the bad weather. For the notification for this latter meeting see the entry in this list
John Holt, February ? 1768.] I page, printed under Feb. 2. The various notices are to be found in Gaine's on the back of a playing-card, the king of hearts. Mercury for Dec. 21, 1767, Jan. 18, 25, and Feb. 1, 1768. 24o. FEBRUARY
It was got out for the election to the assembly, held in New
York city, March 7, 1768. The typographical ornament that New York, City. New-York, February 2, 1768. forms the border is used also in Holt's New-York Journal for This Evening, at Six o'Clock, at the Exchange
this period. Room, The Committee to whom it was referred, by Word (A) of Advice. a Metting of the Inhabitants of this City, to consider of Means to promote Frugality, Industry, and
Beware my good Friends of the Wolf's griping Paw,
And the Man who will rob, under Sanction of Law; the Employment of our Tradesmen and Poor, will make their Report. It is hoped there will be a full
Nor trust your dear Rights in the Hands of a Knave.
Who will sell them for Gold, and your persons enMeeting of the Inhabitants, to receive the same,
slave. that their Sentiments may be known on Matters of such Importance to the Community. [New York,
Consider before-Hand, mark well his Intent, 1768.] i page. 4°.
Or you'll find it—perhaps when too late to repent.
[New York: John Holt, February? 1768.) 1 page. "On Tuesday the ad Instant, at a full Meeting of the Inhabitants of this City, the Report of the Committee appointed
24o. to consider Means for promoting Frugality, Industry, and One of the political sheets got out for the election to the employ our Tradesmen and Poor, was delivered, approved of, assembly, held in New York city, March 7, 1768. The typo. and Directions given for carrying the same into execution." graphical ornament that forms a border is used also in Holt's Gaine's Mercury, Feb. 8, 1768, no 849.
New-York Journal for this period.
Word (A) of Advice. Mark well the Barretor [sic]! replete with Pride, Who daily strives the People to misguide, Religion prostitutes, for basest Ends, And sows Dissention, twixt the dearest Friends ; He could tamely see his country's wrongs, And brand with Treason, Liberty's brave Sons; Who basely strove with more than common Pains To banish Freedom, and to fix our Chains. Mark well this Rule, by Heav'nly Wisdom plan'd, “That a divided House can never stand.' Firmly united, you may brave each Fiend, But if divided, Freedom's at an End; As direful Mischiefs do from discord flow, Unite in Time, against this common Foe, Convince the Wretch that all his Arts are vain, That his vile Purpose he shall ne'er obtain, This once prevent him, in his enterprise, He'll fall like Lucifer, no more to rise. [New York, February ? 1768.) i page, printed on the back of a playing-card, the seven of spades. 24°.
It was got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York city, Mar. 7, 1778. It is inclosed within a border.
Card (A). Jack Bowling and Tom Hatchway send their Service (damn Compliments) to the Freeholders and Freemen of the City of New York, and beg they would in order to try how the Land lies, take an Observation, and they will find,
ist. That the good People of this City are supported by Trade and the Merchants.
2d. That the Lawyers are supported by the People.
The Difference here given will plainly point out the Course they ought to steer.
Ship Defiance, February the 20th, 1768. (New York: John Holt, 1768.]
I page. 24°. One of the political sheets got out for the election for assem. bly, held in New York city March 7, 1768. It is printed also in Holt's New York Journal for Feb. 25, 1768, no. 1312. The typographical ornament that forms the border is used also in the same paper for this period.
Card (A). Mr. Axe and Mr. Hammer being solicited by a Number of their Brother Freeholders and Freemen of the City of New-York, to return their hearthy Thanks to their good Friends, Mr. Hatchway and Mr. Bowline, have consented, -and think proper to do it in this public Manner;-and to assure them, that the Leather-Aprons (a very respectable Body) are clearly of their Opinion, That it's Trade, and not Law supports our Families:And honest Jolt the Cartman, says he never got Six-Pence for riding Law-Books, tho' he gets many Pounds from the Merchants,-So that with many Thanks for your sensible good Card - we all say, as you say,
No Lawyer in the Assembly.-Tradesman's-Hall, 29th February, 1768. [New York: John Holt, 1768.) i page. 24°.
One of the political sheets got out for the election for assembly, held in New York city March 7, 1768. It is printed also in Holt's New York Journal for March 3, 1763, no. 1313. The typographical ornament that forms the border is used also in the same paper for this period.
Philanthropos, pseud. To the Freeholders and Freemen of the City and County of New-York. Wo unto you also ye Lawyers; for ye lade Men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the Burdens with one of your Fingers ... [An attack upon the election of lawyers to the assembly in the election to be held in New
York city, March 7, 1768; followed by another attack upon the lawyers in the form of a letter:] New-Jersey, February 19th, 1768. To the Freeholders and Freemen of the City of New-York: Gentlemen, On reading Mr. Parker's Paper of the 15th Inst. I was struck with Amazement when I came to that Part, wherein a great Number of you were charged with being collected and heated with Drams, in a Dram-shop, lately opened to decoy you to sell your Votes for a Dram:... I am, Gentlemen, your old staunch Friend, and humble Servant, Willem Johonas Von Dore Manadus. [New York, John Holt, February 25 1768.] 2 pp.
Fo. It was probably issued with Holt's New-York Journal of Feb. 25, 1768, with which it is usually found.
Better (A) Creed than the Last. [New York, John Holt? March ? 1768.) I page. Fo.
In answer to A Political Creed supporting the election of lawyers to the assemby in the elections held in New York city, March 7, 1768. It consists of sixteen articles of belief, followed by two stanzas in verse entitled Hypocrisy detected, Addressed to the Authors of the late Invidious Card. Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, and 10, of the Political Creed are answered specifically, and articles 5, 6, 7, and y, are dismissed as unworthy notice, and sufficiently contemptible in the eyes of all good men. It was probably issued with Holt's New-York Journal of March 3, 1868, with which it is usually found.
Voter's (The) New Catechism.-[New York: John Holt? March ? 1768.) I page. Fo.
Thirty questions and thirty-one answers tending to cast aspersions upon the character of lawyers, maintaining that they are not suitable for representatives in the assembly. One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York city, March 7, 1768. It was probably issued with Holt's New-York Journal of March 3, 1968, with which it is usually found.
Ditto, pseud. City-Hall, High Noon, oth March, 1768. A Kick for a Bite. From the old Proverb : “One Man may better steal a Horse, than another look over the Hedge".
“Villains; Fools; Boobies; and Knaves,
craves. After the Election will, be published, The History of a Candidate; Or, the Wolf hunted by the Fox.... Who-raw for a Nem' Con". Who-raw for a casting Vote. Ditto.- [New York, 1768.] I page.
One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly held in New York city, March 7, 1768.
The poll was opened in New York city on Monday March 7 and closed on Friday, March 11, when Philip Livingston, Esq., James De Lancey, Esq., Jacob Walton, Esq., and James Jauncey, Esq., were declared elected, having received 1320, 1204. 1175, and 1052 votes respectively; John Morin Scot, Esq. and Mr. Amos Dodge received 870 and 257 votes; the whole number of voters was 1929.
1969 THE ELECTION OF 1769. Anecdote (An), Recommended to the Friends. It is an old Observation, that the People readily suspect others of those Crimes and Designs, which they find most prevalent in Themselves. [An anecdote of the success of the Presbyterians in New Jersey in opposing a Friend that was a candidate for the assembly, by preaching that the Quakers held opinions unfavorable to religion.]... The Independents take as much Pains now to traduce the Church, as they did then to asperse the Friends,--probably for the like Reasons.--It is absurd to suppose, that the Security of religious Lib. erty, is the Reason of their Efforts to gain a Majority in the Assembly; and it is equally absurd, to suppose that Men who thus wantonly sport with
Religion, making it a cloak for the mo t unchristian Designs, should be worthy of public Confidence, or disinterested Guardians of our Rights and Property. (New York, January, 1769.) I page. Fo.
One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York city, Jan. 23-27, 1769.
As A Scandalous Paper has appeared, stiled An Answer to the foolish Reason for re-choosing old Members, &c. Calculated to asperse the Character of three of the late Members, Candidates for the ensuing election, It is necessary for the Satis. faction of the Public, to give a true Narrative of their Conduct in the late House of Assembly, respecting some Matters which are grossly misrepresented. [A defence of James De Lancey, Jacob Walton, and James Jauncey for their action in the session of the assembly, Oct. 27, 1768-Jan. 2, 1769, in the matter of granting supplies for the troops, and in the matter of the resolutions that caused the dissolution of the assembly.]... The Misrepresentation about abandoning one of the old Members [Philip Livingston] is too well known to require an Answer.—He not only said, that he would not join either Party, but that he declined serving at all. Let those be reproached with Ingratitude, who persuaded him to that Declaration. [New York, January, 1769.) 2 pp. Fo.
One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York city, Jan. 23-27, 1769.
Farmer (A), pseud. To Doctor Rogers, Rev. erend Sir, Altho' it generally belongs to your Profession to declaim on the Vices and Foibles of Mankind, there are, notwithstanding, many Instances wherein it is necessary for even a Layman to lend his Aid in this Useful Work; and whether I now have presumed upon the Rights of your sacred Function, I leave the impartial World to determine. (A letter chiding him because of an attack upon the Episcopalians that he made at Newark.]... I spare you those Reproaches that your Indiscretion does deserve, and hope that the World will goodDaturedly think with me, that a Spirit of Party may have blinded you, and that you are not (so) insensible to every (Virtuous) Emanation, but that a serious Reflection on your Conduct, will, for the future, confine you within the proper Limits of your Duty, and render it unnecessary for me to address you again on so disagreeable a Subject. A Farmer. (New York, January? 1769?) I page.
Fo. Parentheses inclose manuscript corrections upon the broadside in a contemporary hand.
Dr. John Rodgers (b. 5 Aug. 1727, d. 7 May 1811) was installed pastor over the Presbyterian congregation in Wall street Sept. 4, 1765.
Freeholder (A), pseud. Answers to the Reasons, Lately published by the Independents, in support of their Malicious Combination. The Freeholder, No. 1. The Public having been promised an Answer to the Reasons above-mentioned, in a paper published Monday, under the Title of Observations on those Reasons : the following Refutation of the malicious Calumnies they contain, is now submitted to the candid World. ... We have only to entreat you to suspend your judgment, till we shall have answered the Remainder of this malevolent Accusation, being fully confident that we are enabled to give entire satisfaction to every unprejudiced Mind. A Freeholder. [New York, January, 1769.) 2 pp. Fo.
One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York city, Jan. 23-27, 1769.
Freeholder (A), pseud. A Continuation of the Answers, To the Reasons, Freeholder, No. II. Having laid before you my Remarks on the First four Reasons, assigned for that Offering of Faction, Bigottry and Malice; the Inglorious Combination, I shall now proceed to consider the Facts set forth under the fifth Head. ... Let the Dutch Church beware! The Independents aim at bringing them Home to their own Fold, that they may be under the immediate Guidance of those faithful Shepherds, the Juncto, and their Revenues employed in the good old Cause. [New York, January, 1769.)
Fo. One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York city, Jan. 23-27, 1769.
Freeholder (A), pseud. The Conclusion Of the Answers. To the Reasons, The Freeholder, No. III. The Public having been promised an Answer to the Reasons above-mentioned, in a Paper published on Monday last, the 16th of January, 1769, under the Title of Observations on those Reasons : The following Refutation of the malicious Calumnies they contain, is now submitted to the candid World. [New York, January, 1769.] 4 pp. Fo.
Honestus, pseud. An Anecdote of a certain Candidate for the ensuing Election. Happening to be at Newark, when he first heard that Mr. J-y. [James Jauncey), was acquitted of the Crime laid to his Charge- he shrugged up his shoulders, and said, That from the Disposition himself had observed in the H-s of AWords to that Effect) the Event did not in the least surprise him; on the contrary, it was no more then [sic] what he expected; but at another Election, the dissenting Congregations would put up four Dissenters against four Churchmen... Nor do I believe that a certain turbulent, restless, ambitious Candidate, would have been satisfied with the Nomination of four Members, out of his own MeetingHouse; or even with Four Angels from Heaven, (if that could possibly be) unless his own dear, important, all-sufficient Self could have been One of them. -Nor will I ever believe, that any Man, would make so many, vain, idle, desperate Attempts, and that at a great Expense, to serve the Public-for Nothing; especially one, who is of a Profession not apt to undervalue their Services. Honestus. [New York, January, 1769. ] 1 page. Fo.
One of the political sheets got out for the election to the assembly, held in New York City, Jan. 23-27, 1769. attack upon John Morin Scott, and upon the sincerity of the dissenters in their proposition to nominate two of the candidates for assembly, the Episcopalians to nominate the other
The “ Crime laid to his Charge” refers to a charge of corruption in his election to the assembly, brought against James Jauncey by John Morin Scott on Oct. 29, 1768. Jauncey was declared not guilty on Dec. 16, 1768, but a motion moved by James De Lancey that the charge be declared “frivolous, vexatious, and litigious was negatived by the assembly by a vote of eighteen to three.
Old Dutchman (The), pseud. To the Freeholders and Freemen of the City and County of New York, in Communion with the Reformed Dutch Church. Beloved Brethren, I am extremely unable to express the Concern I feel, upon being inform'd, that many of your respectful Communion, are, at this critical juncture, disunited in your Choice of four worthy Persons to represent you in the next General Assembly; and especially that
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