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To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull,

To the worthy freeholders and freemen. The son of the most upright Judge, the best of Governors, and the greatest patriot ever known in this Country [In favour of the election of Peter Livinston to the Assembly] New York, March 8, 1768.

To the worthy freeholders and freemen. The son of the most upright Judge, the best of governors, and the greatest patriot ever known in this country [In favour of the election of Peter Livingston to the Assembly] New York March 8 1768.

A card to the freeholders and freemen of this City and County from Messrs Axe and Hammer, and a number of the respectable body of leather aprons, give their compliments to their old friends who have not yet joined them; and beg they will be stan

To the freeholders and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. From an earnest desire to avoid all occasion of heat and party spirit, at a time when so much depends on our Union and harmony ... But as Mr. Livingston, absolutely r

To the freeholders and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. To pretend to prove what cannot be denied, would be wasting time to no purpose ... to request the votes and interests of the freeholders and freemen for John Cruger,

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. Every good citizen must necessarily desire to preserve the peace of the City, and the freedom of elections ... [Signed John Morin Scott, P.V.B Livingston. Theodorus Va

To the freeholders, and freemen, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen, The important advantages arising from electing representatives by ballot, are so evident, that is matter of concern, that we find so salutary a measure openly oppose

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. You are come here this day to determine whether you will be freemen or slaves. The New-Yorkers have betrayed a meaness and cowardice in deserting us in the present important j

To the independent freeholders and freemen, of this City and County. It having been industriously propagated, that numbers of the voters of this City and County, have been long intimidated at elections and are therefore desirous of voting for th

To the freemen of Pennsylvania ... [On the excise law] [Signed] Civis. [Philadelphia 1772].

To the people called freeholders and freemen of the "dirty corporation" of the City of New York ... Given under my hand, in Council, with my faithful allies aforesaid, this 21st day of February, being Monday, and in the sixth year of my Dominion

To the freemen of America [on the tea tax] [Signed] Mucius. [Philadelphia, 1773].

Nominated for election in May, 1774. The gentlemen nominated, by the votes of the Freemen, to stand for election in May next, as sent in to the General Assembly, holden at New-Haven, on the second Thursday of October, A. D. 1773, are as follow .

To the freemen, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the City and County of New-York, Gentlemen. In times of public danger, I conceive it to be the indispensable duty of every member of the community to communicate his sentiments to his fellow

To the public. Stop him! Stop him! Stop him! In this day of trial- At this great and important period- When our lives liberties, and estates; nay when our very religion and all that is, or can be, dear to us, as freemen, are at stake; we cannot

To the free and loyal inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York. Friends, fellow citizens, fellow countrymen, and fellow freemen. Nothing can be more flagrantly wrong than the assertion of some of our mercantile Dons, that the mechanics hav

To the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants of the City of New-York; and particularly to our steady friends and associates, the children and negroes of the said City. The petition of Isaac Sheer-off, Alexander M'Doubtful, Peter Vander-fight-not

To the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen [Declining nomination as deputy] [Signed] Alexr M'Dougall. New York, July 9, 1774.

To the freemen, freeholders, and other inhabitants of the City of New York. My friends, and fellow citizens. You cannot possibly be ignorant, that the inverate foes of America freedom (in this City) have for a long time past, been indefatigable

New-York, Committee- Chamber, 5th June, 1775. Resolved, that Mr. Isaac Sears be nominated by this Committee for the approbation of the freeholders and freemen, of this city and county, to represent them in Provincial Congress in the room of Mr.

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. December 29, 1775. I have good reason to assure you that there is a scheme in agitation to surprise and confound you in a matter of the last importance - the election of members for

To the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants, of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. As a report prevails, that the Ship Beulah, is destined for Halifax, I have perused the Association of the Congress, in order to satisfy myself, whether

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York. Gentlemen, Having had the honor or serving you for three years last past in the office of an assistant, [again offering himself for the office.] [Signed Henry Brevoort. New-

New-York, April 29, 1775. A general association, agreed to, and subscribed by the freeholders, freemen, and inhabitants of the City and County of New York. Persuaded, that the salvation of the rights and liberties of America, depends under God,

To the freemen and freeholders, of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow-Citizens. When I consider the many arduous, expensive, and perilous, struggles that you have made (especially since the last anniversary for the choice of mag

To the freemen and freeholders of New York. Gentlemen. As the time of election for representatives, to serve in the General Assembly, is near at hand I beg leave to propose the following gentlemen for your approbation, viz. Thomas Smith, John Sc

A card. Cassius presents his compliments to the freeholders and freemen of New York, and begs leave to solicit their votes and interest for the following gentlemen, to serve as representatives in the ensuing Assembly. Abraham Brasher, John Morin

The Freemen, freeholders, and inhabitants of the City of New-York are desired to meet at the Coffee-House, on Saturday the 3d instant, at 12 o'clock in the forenoon, to choose a committee to act for them. Feb. 1, 1776. [New York, 1776].

To the freemen and freeholders of the East ward of the City of New-York. Friends and countrymen. The office of Alderman for this ward being vacant by the removal of David Matthews, Esq; who has been lately appointed mayor ... let us shew our gra

At a meeting of a number of the Freemen and Freeholders of the City and County of New-York, at the house of Mrs. Vandewater's on Wednesday evening last, for the purpose of nominating persons to represent them in the next General Assembly, it was

At a General Assembly of the Governor and Company of the State of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, by adjournment, on the 10th day of January, Anno Domini 1782. The Gentlemen nominated by the votes of the freemen of this State to stand for elect

An alarm to the Freemen and electors of Pennsylvania. Friends and countrymen. The day is now approaching on which you are to determine whether Pennsylvania shall enjoy a free and just government or be ruled by the arbitrary wills of a few men wh

To the freemen of the state of Rhode-Island &c. Gentlemen. Well convinced that the supporters of the present opposition have already exerted, and will continue to make every possible effort, to render that opposition successful, and among the mi

Virginia, to wit: In General assembly, Friday, the 20th November 1788. Sir, The freemen of this Commonwealth in Convention assembled, having at the same time that they ratified the Federal constitution, expressed a desire that many parts which t

An address to the Freemen of Pennsylvania It is a principal duty of good citizens in every community to lay before their countrymen and fellow-citizens their candid and dispassionate remarks upon such important matters as interest the whole soci

Fellow citizens. You have this moment been witnesses to one of the noblest spectacles that the eyes of freemen ever beheld. You have seen the first patriot of his country, raised by the unanimous voice of his fellow-citizens to the highest stati

Copy of a petition now circulating for subscription, humbly offered for the perusal of the members of the Honourable the House of Assembly. To the Honourable the representatives of the Freemen of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania is Assembly met;

To the freemen of the Northern-liberties. ... [Signed] Brutus. [1799?].

To the honest and independent freemen of the County of York. Fellow Citizens ... The yeomanry of the county have designated for their Representative in the next Congress Mr. Joseph Leland, of Pepperrelborough ... Washington. September 22, 1804.

Freemen of Rhode-Island! read, reflect and decide!! [Oct. 1821?].

To the freemen of the Town of Warwick. The election of representatives in the General Assembly, in the last Tuesday of August will soon arrive ... John R. Waterman. Warwick August 19. 1826.

To the freemen of Maryland. Read, pause, and reflect. facts! Stubborn facts! ... [Signed] Anthony Wayne. [blank] [1828]

To the working men of Washington. Fellow-citizens, This day assert your rights as freemen, in the election of a chief magistrate of the City ... [Signed] A mechanic. June 7th, 1830.

To the freemen of Baltimore City and County ... Peter Little [183-].

To the freemen of Providence. To day you will vote for members of Congress and elect your own Representatives to the General Assembly .... [Signed] Franklin. Pov. Aug. 29, 1837.

To the freemen of Rhode-Island. The Executive Committee, appointed by the Liberal convention in July last, for certain reasons, have not till now thought proper to publish their ticker for representatives to the next Congress. We have now the ho

To the Freemen of Rhode-Island! You are invited as Friends of peace to come out on Wednesday, the 20th of April, and cast your votes for the Freemens' Republican ticket of state officers which will be submitted to you ... Come out, therefore, on

To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient humble servant, John Reed.

Union with freemen -- No union with slaveholders. Anti-slavery meetings! Anti-slavery meetings will be held in this place, to commence on [blank] at [blank] in the [blank]. To be addressed by Agents of the Western anti-slavery society. Three mil

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how long will you be ledd by such leaders"

Rather die freemen than live to be slaves - 3rd United States Colored Troops

To the rescue! Patriots & freemen! Will you throw all the burden upom governments? Let each man --- each woman! speak and act! Will you let a secret foe overcome you while you awake, then! You cannot do, you cannot say too much! ... Awake! arous

Freemen! avoid conscription! The undersigned desires to raise a company for the Confederate services, and for that purpose, I call upon the people of the Counties of Jefferson and Hawkins, Tenn., to meet promptly at Russellville on Saturday, Jul

A peep at the Freemen's Bureau office of Lieut. S. Merrill, Superintendent Third District [15 people in office]

Effect of the pipe on the freemen

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Proportion of freemen and slaves among American Negroes.

To the Freemen of Rhode-Island. You are invited as friends of peace to come out on Wednesday, the 20th of April, and cast your votes for the Freemen's Republican ticket of state officers which will be submitted to you. [n. d.].

Electors of New-York. To preserve the rights; maintain the liberty, and support the Constitution of their country, are the most sacred and important duties of American freemen. ... Electors of New York! it is sufficiently apparent how much you h

Freemen's rally!

An address to the Freemen of Pennsylvania ... [Signed] The friends of harmony. [n. d.].

To the President and Council of Pennsylvania. The remonstrance of the subscribers, freemen and inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia now confined in the Free-Mason's lodge. Sheweth that the subscribers have been by virtue of a warrant signed i

To the President and Council of Pennsylvania. The remonstrance of the subscribers, freemen and inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia now confined in the Free-Mason's lodge. Sheweth that the subscribers have been by virtue of a warrant signed i

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New-York. This vindication, of the professors of the law, in answer to the remarks on the 17 queries, is humbly submitted by a sincere friends to the cause of liberty, and this colony. The

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New-York. This vindication, of the professors of the law, in answer to the remarks on the 17 queries, is humbly submitted by a sincere friends to the cause of liberty, and this colony. The

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New-York. This vindication, of the professors of the law, in answer to the remarks on the 17 queries, is humbly submitted by a sincere friends to the cause of liberty, and this colony. The

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New-York. This vindication, of the professors of the law, in answer to the remarks on the 17 queries, is humbly submitted by a sincere friends to the cause of liberty, and this colony. The

All freemen are united

All freemen are united

All freemen are united

All freemen are united

All freemen are united

All freemen are united

All freemen are united

To the freemen of Fayette ... R. Wickliffe, Jr. [Lexington 1841].

To the freemen of Fayette ... R. Wickliffe, Jr. [Lexington 1841].

To the freemen and freeholders of the City and County of New York. Friends and fellow citizens. From the prudence of your councils, and the wisdom of your determinations, you have heretofore deservedly acquired the approbation of the wise and th

To the freemen and freeholders of the City and County of New York. Friends and fellow citizens. From the prudence of your councils, and the wisdom of your determinations, you have heretofore deservedly acquired the approbation of the wise and th

To Arms! Freemen to Arms!

To Arms! Freemen to Arms!

To the freeholders and freemen, of the North-Ward, in the City of New York, Gentlemen, At the sollicitation of a number of my friends, I am induced to offer myself a candidate at the ensuing election for alderman of the said ward. Your votes and

To the freeholders and freemen, of the North-Ward, in the City of New York, Gentlemen, At the sollicitation of a number of my friends, I am induced to offer myself a candidate at the ensuing election for alderman of the said ward. Your votes and

Freemen join the glorious anthem

Freemen join the glorious anthem

Freemen join the glorious anthem

Freemen join the glorious anthem

Freemen join the glorious anthem

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New York. Whereas at a very considerable meeting of freeholders and freemen of various denominations, in the evening of Tuesday the third instant, it was unanimously determined to preserve

To the freeholders and freemen of the City and County of New York. Whereas at a very considerable meeting of freeholders and freemen of various denominations, in the evening of Tuesday the third instant, it was unanimously determined to preserve

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on the State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on the State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on the State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on the State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on the State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on the State Constitution

In Council of Safety, November 27, 1776. To the Freemen of the City and liberties of Philadelphia. Fellow Citizens. [Calling a public meeting at the State-House] [Signed] David Rittenhouse, Vice-President. [Philadelphia: Printed by W. and T. Bra

In Council of Safety, November 27, 1776. To the Freemen of the City and liberties of Philadelphia. Fellow Citizens. [Calling a public meeting at the State-House] [Signed] David Rittenhouse, Vice-President. [Philadelphia: Printed by W. and T. Bra

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Additional Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Additional Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on State Constitution

Albemarle County, Virginia, "Inhabitants and Freemen", 1776, Additional Instructions to Representative in Virginia General Assembly on State Constitution