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[Native American burial or memorial ceremony with man standing by shelter with bundles of bones, friends and relatives of the dead, and lodge in background, New France (Canada)]

These presents witness, that we the subscribers, as neighbours and friends do mutually agree to the following articles. [1724].

A poem, on the joyful news of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield’s visit in Boston. Dedicated to all the true friends of such “an examplary Christian, fine gentleman and accomplished orator, who has discover’d in some late sermons such a deep insight into

A new and accurate map of the English empire in North America: Representing their rightful claim as confirm'd by charters, and the formal surrender of their Indian friends; likewise the encroachments of the French, with the several forts they have unjustly erected therein.

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

The mode of elections considered. In Pennsylvania government, the representatives are chosen by ballot; and each elector is furnished with a ticket, by some one or other of the friends, agents, attornies, solicitors, or acquaintances of each can

Mr. Jauncey heartily thanks his worthy friends in this City, for the general contempt they have shewn to the many false and malicious reports which his inveterate enemies have circulated to his prejudice ... New York, January 20th 1769.

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our happy constitution, having with the greatest regret, beheld at several of our late elections the most infamous bribery and corruption with the most brutal debauchery and riot

New-York, November 5, 1773. To the friends of liberty, and commerce, Gentlemen. It must be strongly marked on your minds, that the end of the last non-importation agreement, was to obtain a repeal of the tyrannical act of Parliament, that impose

Letter to the inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York; My friends and fellow-countrymen. I was formerly much engaged in mercantile concerns, but of late years, for the sake of retirement, I have been chiefly employed in cultivating a smal

New-York, June 22, 1774. Whereas it is reported, that an effigy or effigies will be exhibited this evening, this is to notify the citizens, that if any effigies should be exhibited this evening, the Friends of Liberty have no concern or agency i

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

To the inhabitants of New York. My dear friends and fellow citizens. At a time when slavery is clanking her infernal chains, and tyranny stands ready with goads and whips to enforce obedience to her despotic and cruel mandates .... [Signed] Plai

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

A short and sincere declaration, to our Honorable Assembly, and all others in high or low station of administration, and to all friends and inhabitants of this Country, to whose sight this may come be they English or Germans [A Mennonites protes

The following letter was some nights ago thrown in among the sons of Liberty. New-York, March 17th, 1775. Gentlemen. As there seems to be a great diversity of opinions among the friends of liberty in regard to the conduct which the inhabitants o

The Provincial Congress at their meeting having unanimously chosen the following worthy gentlemen, to represent this colony at the general Congress, to be held at Philadelphia, on the 10th of May next ... The friends to liberty, in testimony of

To the respectable inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow Citizens! [On trade and representation in the next Congress] By order of the Committee. Isaac Low, Chairman. New York, 29th March, 1775 [New York: Printed by J

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

A short and sincere declaration, to our Honorable Assembly, and all others in high or low station of administration, and to all friends and inhabitants of this Country, to whose sight this may come be they English or Germans [A Mennonites protes

The plot discovered, communicated by letter from a worthy American patriot in London, to his friends in this Country, dated March 15, 1775. [New York? 1775].

To the Free-Holders of New-Town. My friends and fellow-townsmen! We are now called upon to oppose the encroachments, which, for some time past, have been made upon our rights and liberty .... [Signed] A New-Town free holder. Newton, April 2d, 17

In Provincial congress, New-York, June 2, 1775. Friends and countrymen. The parent of the universe, hath divided this earth amongst the children of men, and drawn out the line of their habitation ... To the inhabitants of the province of Quebec.

Committee-Chamber, New York, May 12, 1775. Whereas the friends of liberty in the different confederated colonies on this Continent have taken great and just offence at the several publications from Mr. Rivingron's press; and his person and prope

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Friends and Fellow Citizens. A paper addressed to the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York dated the 13th instant, in which the sin Messrs Usticks selling nails is declared, supply

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

No Provincial Convention. Let us act for ourselves, and choose our old five delegates. The friends of the above measure are desired to meet at the usual places of election, at eight o'Clock in order to vote against the eleven deputies. [Pennsylv

No Provincial Convention. Let us act for ourselves, and choose our old five delegates. The friends of the above measure are desired to meet at the usual places of election, at eight o'Clock in order to vote against the eleven deputies. [Pennsylv

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My friends and countrymen. When I behold a few restless men, endeavouring to throw all things into confusion; and puffed up with false notions of their own wisdom and importance, labouring t

To the impartial public. My dear friends. Guard yourself against impostors, Sentinel and Watchman are fictitious names, he who is ashamed of his right name may deceive you. Christopher Duyckinck. Preserve the right of election to yourselves, or

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

To the inhabitants of Pennsylvania. In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 23, October, 1777 Friends and countrymen. We are again called upon by General Washington, for a reinforcement of the militia and have complied with his requisition, on our part

To the inhabitants of Pennsylvania. In Council of Safety. Lancaster, 23, October, 1777 Friends and countrymen. We are again called upon by General Washington, for a reinforcement of the militia and have complied with his requisition, on our part

To the gentlemen who represented the country towns in the late convention at Concord. Friends and brethren ... Boston, August 31st, 1779.

To the gentlemen who represented the country towns in the late convention at Concord. Friends and brethren ... [Boston, August 16, 1779].

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

The friends of Mr. John Broome have discovered, during the progress of the poll, that Mr. Pell, and not Mr. Broome, is the candidate held up by the antifederals in the County of Westchester; and that while the same party in this city, under an a

The faith of treaties exemplified or John Bull's last effort to oblige his false friends / S.W.F.

To the inhabitants of certain counties lying west of the Laurell Hill, in the State of Pennsylvania. Friends and fellow citizens. You see encamped in the bosom of your district, a numerous and well appointed army, formed of citizens of every des

A friendly address to the inhabitants of the town of Providence. Friends, brethren, and fellow-citizens. Impressed by a sense of duty, and actuated by motives of charity to our fellow men, we the clergy of this town, beg leave to arrest your att

To the electors of the state of New-York. Friends and fellow-citizens. The impropriety of electing any man, however exalted he may stand in the public opinion, to the office of Governor who is absent in Europe, and whose return may depend upon u

To the electors of the State of New York. Friends and fellow citizens we are informed that a report has been circulated in the state, that Mr. Jay cannot return to America, this spring, because he must wait in England, till the ratification of t

Friends and Fellow Citizens! To-morrow will be an important day indeed; on your conduct will depend, whether or not we are to be overwhelmed, in the language held out by the party, "with the impetuosity of the victorious Buonaparte." [Advocating

To the citizens of Accomack, Northampton, Elizabeth-City, Warwick and York. Friends and fellow-citizens. As I had the honor of being twice elected your representative without opposition, when your counties were added to Gloucester and Mathews to

To the citizens of the County of Philadelphia. Friends and Fellow Citizens. In common with the citizens of the State, you have been addressed by the Committee, appointed to promote the election of James Ross ... [Signed] Franklin. [1799?].

To the citizens of the County of Philadelphia. Friends and Fellow Citizens. In common with the citizens of the State, you have been addressed by the Committee, appointed to promote the election of James Ross ... [Signed] Franklin. [1799?].

To the electors of the tenth district of the State of New-York for representative in Congress. Friends, countrymen and fellow-citizens. The period for electing a representative to Congress for this district, will soon arrive ... begs leave to re

Address of the committees appointed at meetings of the tenants, freeholders of the four towns in the West Manor of Rensselaerwick, to the electors of the State of New York. Great pains having been taken by the friends of Mr. Clinton to induce an

To the electors of the Southern district of the State of New-York. Friends and fellow citizens. The approaching election of a chief magistrate of the State of New-York, is entitled to peculiar attention ... By order of the General Committee in

For one night only, unless requested. G. Greene, M. D. M. A. R. and formerly pupil of Messieurs Walker, Martin and Ferguson, very respectfully informs his friends and the public, that he will deliver this evening, February 9 1801, at Mr. Stelle'

To the Independent Republican Citizens of the County of Philadelphia. Friends and fellow citizens!. You are this day presented with a strange and novel spectacle, two distinct tickets by two separate parties both styling themselves Democratic Re

Boston, June 12, 1804. Having by the advice of a number of friends, determined to publish a map of the United States; and judging it most adviseable to attempt obtaining a subscription for the same, I have accordingly issued proposals for that p

To the citizens of Ohio County. We have lately seen a hand-bill, which has for some time been privately circulated among the friends of Mr. Jackson ... [Signed] Charles Hammond, Noah Zane, George Miller. Monday, April 3d, 1809.

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in general, that he has for sale at his store, on the Main Street, at the corner of the street leading-to Coutts's Ferry below the market house, a general assortment of groceries .

[Practical jokes played on unsuspecting friends, and costumes of the locals of Hogs Norton] / Woodward del. ; Rowlandson scu.

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has commenced his hatting business, in all its various branches, on Pennsylvania Avenue, two doors east of Davis's Hotel ... Washington City Dec. 17, 1810

First view of the Battle of Patapsco Neck : dedicated to those who lost their friends in defence of their country, Sept'r 12 1814.

To the citizens of Dauphin County, and the friends of Harrisburg. No persons in the state are more interested in the election of Governor than the citizens of Harrisburg, and Dauphin county ... [Signed at end] Conrad Weiser September 1817.

Washington, Sir: a meeting of the friends of Mr. Clay, and of the policy of which he has long been the distinguished champion … very respectfully, yours, &c. &c.

To the citizens of the U. States. No. I. Friends and fellow citizens. I respectfully request your most serious consideration of a few plain facts, highly important to your vital interests ... You are blest with the capacity of producing one of t

To the friends of our country. [Alabama 1824?]

We publish this evening, an extra for the purpose of announcing early to our commercial friends a copy of the Circular addressed by the secretary of the Treasury to the collectors of the different ports, and intended to accompany the Proclamatio

Respected friends. By direction of the Board of managers of the Chester County auxiliary colonization society, I enclose their address, together with a copy of the constitution ... West Chester, Pa. 12th Mo 10th, 1827.

Inventory of books belonging to the Washington preparative meeting of friends ... Washington, Duncanson, printer. [183-?].

Sir Walter Scott and his literary friends at Abbotsford / painted by Thos. Faed ; engd. by J. Sartain, Phila.

Public meeting of the friends of Henry Clay. The standing committee of "The association of mechanics and other working men of the City of Washington," having consulted a Committee on the part of the citizens generally, who are friendly to the el

Mayor's election. To the citizens of Washington. The friends of Gen. Van Ness are circulating handbills and puffs through every part of the city ... [Signed] A voter. [Washington, 1832].

The Pennsylvania society for discouraging the use of ardent spirits, to innkeepers, and the friends of order and economy in the State of Pennsylvania ... Philadelphia, Thomas Kite & Co. printers, Seventh and Carpenter Streets [1832].

Anti-Texas Meeting at Faneuil Hall!, Friends of Freedom! ... Jan. 24, 1838

Friends and fellow citizens: We have reached in crisis in the cause of freedom, of vital and abiding interest ... Rochester, 27th October, 1838.

To the friends of truth!! A brief notice of a handbill circulated in this vicinity by the Loco Foco leaders, pretending to give a history of the proceedings of the last Whig legislature. [s. l., 1839?].

Francestown. She welcomes the friends of Old Tip

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

Public meeting. A general meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform . . .

The 'destiny' of the United States in the hands of Martin Van Buren! and the friends of the British government rejoice. St. Albans [Vt.] The Messenger Extra. August 27, 1840.

Public meeting A general meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform. in the City of Alton will be held at the Old Court room, Riley's building on this evening, the ninth inst, at seven o'clock, to make arrangements for the approaching conventio

Harrison! and reform!! To the Log cabin boys. You are, one and all, invited to attend a meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform, at the Old court room, (Riley's building,) on Saturday evening next, at half past seven, to perfect the arrangem

Friends of the Constitution! To the polls! Two days yet remain for action ... [1841].

... The undersigned would respectfully beg leave to inform his friends and the public that he proposes to establish in Washington a general reading and news room, which will be daily supplied with the principal newspapers published in this count

Washington City, August 17, 1848. Sir: Captain Fraser solicits the honor of your presence, with such friends as may accompany you, at the launching of the new revenue Brig, from the Ship yard of Wm. Easby, near the observatory on Saturday the 19

Western Continent Extra Dec. 9th, 1848. To the Southern public. We are aboout to commence another year of the New Series of the Continent, and we beg leave to solicit the patronage of our Southern friends ... Baltimore. 1848.

The undersigned informs his friends that he proposed to go to England by the Herman, on the 20th inst., for a brief business visit to London and Paris ... He will be happy to attend to any special commission ... New York. October 16th, 1848.

We have been friends together

Anti-slavery meeting. Benj. S. & J. Elizabeth Jones will hold anti-slavery meetings at Friends, go and hear! [185-].

Philadelphia, July 15th, 1850. Sir: The undersigned, a committee appointed by the National Convention of the Friends of Education, held in this city in October last, to make arrangements for a similar meeting to be held in this city in the last

The true friends of our Union as a nation. The origin of James Robertson, being falsly accused, arrested and imprisoned, by the Senate of the United States, on the 6th of December, 1849 ... will be explained on Wednesday, the 24th of April, 1850

Henry C. Baker of Winchester, Virginia. The friends of the unfurtunate lady who disappeared at the Falls of Niagara on the night of the 26th of November last, and who then supposed to have committed suicide, have been, for three months, in a sta

Christian Citizen- Extra. Appeal to the friends of peace in the United States ... Boston, March 1850.

The sad parting between two old friends

Thompson, the abolitionist. That infamous foreign scoundrel Thompson, will hold forth this afternoon, at the Liberator Office, No. 48 Washington Street. The present is a fair opportunity for the friends of the Union to snake Thompson out! ... A

Daniel Boone & his friends rescuing his daughter Jemina

Mr. Gammel & friends, 39th Regiment

To the friends of freedom. Sir: Herewith you will receive a copy of The Free State Advocate, a campaign paper, published by direction of a committee of the Republican party ... Orders should be addressed. James B. Swain, 138 Nassau Street, New Y

Kansas affairs. To the friends of free Kansas. National Kansas Committee Chicago, Dec. 1, 1856.

Mr. George Boardley, respectfully informs his friends and the citizens of Boston and vicinity, that he will deliver a lecure! at Joy St. Church, Monday evening, Feb. 28, 1859 ... Boston, Feb. 1859.

Mount Vernon dining & oyster saloon ... The subscriber respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has fitted in the above place with every convenience, for a first-class restaurant ... James Patterson ... Boston, June, 1859.

The Hon. Daniel E. Sickles receiving his friends during the day in the jailor's apartments

Platform of the Friends of United Southern action ... New Orleans, Dec. 27, 1860.

Lincoln, Hamlin, and Curtin! The friends of Lincoln, Hamlin and Curtin, Will meet at Howellville, Tredyffrin Tp., on Thursday evening, 30th of August, 1860, for the purpose of forming a Lincoln & Hamlin Club. To be addressed by H. W. Currether, Esq., & Capt. James Givin.