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The General Courts answer to Joseph Dudley esqr. &c. This was pas'd by the whole court. Nemine non confentiente. Gentlemen:- [Refusing their assent to his Commission for governing the Colony and other places therein mentioned]. [Boston: Printed

Some meditations concerning our honourable gentlemen and fellow-souldiers, in pursuit of those barbarous natives in the Narragansit-Country; and their service there. By an unfeigned friend. Re-printed at N. London, April 4, 1721.

The Speech, &c. Gentlemen of the Council, Mr. Speaker, and Gentlemen of the House of Burgesses. [March 5th, 1759] [Williamsburg, 1759] [Negative Photostat.].

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

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Liberty, presents his compliments to those gentlemen, who are for an immediate and untimely importation of goods from Great-Britain ... New York June 16, 1770. A Card, Number 2. A

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 merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. The worthy and patriotic writer of the Farmer's letters, have clearly demonstrated, that the liberties of the British colonies in America, have been most cruely violated by th

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

Two letters A circular letter, from the late Committee of this City in the Committees of the other colonies. Philadelphia, September 25, 1770. Gentlemen. We are sorry to inform you that a number of our importers of the British merchandize ... ar

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that it has been the custom of all nations to erect monuments to perpetuate the remembrance of grand events [For the erection of a liberty pole in place of the one erected at the t

[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham to the virtueous and patriotic citizens of New York. Gentlemen. After a tedious passage over the Atlantic, I am at last arrived in this land of liberty ... [New Yor

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before you, gentlemen, were called to a share in the Legislation, the House of Assembly was considered as the grand paladium of the people of liberty ... [Signed] A freeholder of Lilip

To the inhabitants of the City of Philadelphia, and parts adjacent. Gentlemen. [Protest of the soap boilers against John Rhea's method of procuring ashes] Philadelphia 15th February 1772.

[Number III.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Gentlemen. Though a free people may for while submit to the influence of their rulers, yet there is a time when they will awake from their lethgary, when the spirit of pa

[Number II.] A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Gentlemen. You may possibly expect that the subject of my last should be continued in this letter ... [Signed] A Freeholder of Liliput. New York: Printed by John Holt, 177

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 .

New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity with which you began, and the indefatigable perfeverance of your body, to amove Alderman Blagg, one of the most respectable of your board, from the office of Alderman and Justi

Boston, December 1, 1773. Gentlemen, The Committee of correspondence for this Town had just prepared their letter covering the proceedings of the town at their two late meetings of the 5th and 18th ultimo, when a ship arrived from London with pa

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

By the Upper House of Assembly, October 28, 1773. Gentlemen. We return the bill, entitled "An act for the regulation of the staple of Tobacco, and for preventing frauds in his Majesty's customs." ... Signed by order, U. Scott, Cl. Up. Ho. [Willi

To the inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen. You will be called together on Thursday next, to meet at the City Hall, at twelve o'clock, to confirm the nomination of delegates, to represent this City and County in a general C

To the respectable body of gentlemen nominated by the publick voice as a committee, for managing the affairs of the inhabitants of this City, in the present exigency of our publick concerns. [Protesting against the action of another committee fr

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 freeborn citizens of New-York. Gentlemen. As I conclude every individual is now called upon to contribute his mite in supporting the cause of liberty ... [Objecting to the manner in which the resolves of July 6th were presented, as having

At a meeting of the following gentlemen, being committee from every town and district in the County of Middlesex and Province of Massachusetts-Bay, held at Concord in said County, on the 30th end 31st day of August 1774, to consult upon measures

Boston, May 12,1774. Gentlemen. By the British parliament for blocking up the Harbour of Boston, with a fleet of ships of war, and preventing the entrance in, or exportation of, all sorts of merchandize, on penalty of forfeiture of the goods and

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 inhabitants of the City and County of New York. Gentlemen, It is an invidious task to be employed in detecting and exposing the many falsehoods and absurdities, contained in the numerous publications that daily infest this city; two of wh

To John Cruger, James Jauncey, James Delancey, and Jacob Walton, Esqrs; The representatives in General Assembly, for the City and County of New-York. Gentlemen: The author of this letter bespeaks a moment of your attention ... [Signed] Aristides

Committee- Chamber, New-York, April 28, 1775 Gentlemen. The distressed and alarming situation of our Country, occasioned by the sanguinary measures adopted by the British ministry, (to enforce which, the sword has been actually drawn against our

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

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

To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence in the town of [blank] Gentlemen, Your are hereby most earnestly requested to procure the execution of the subsequent resolve with the greatest possible expedition. In Provinc

In Congress, at Watertown, April 30, 1775. Gentlemen, The barbarous murders on our innocent brethren on Wednesday the 19th instant, has made it absolutely necessary that we immediately raise an army to defend our wives and our children from the

Watertown, July 8th, 1775 Gentlemen. In obedience to the order of Congress, we have proportioned thirteen thousand coats on all the towns and districts in this Colony, excepting Boston and Charlestown; and have inclosued you the proportion, with

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

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare of our country again induces us to urge your exertions in sending to the magazine in this place, what can be procured of the following articles, salt pork, beans, peas, vinega

Address to the soldiers. Gentlemen. You are about to embark for America, to compel your fellow subjects there to submit to popery and slavery. It is the glory of the British soldier, that he is the defender, not the destroyer, of the civil and r

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-

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentlemen, at Faneuil-Hall, the tragedy of Zara: the expences of the house being paid, the overplus will be apply’d to the benefit of the widows and children of the soldiers … The doo

To all true whigs, and particularly to such as are independent electors of the City and County of New York. Gentlemen. The conduct of several of the magistrates of this City, having for a considerable time to notoriously inimical and unfriendly

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

In House of representatives, April 11, 1776. The house voted, that beating-orders should be sent to the following gentlemen, for enlisting the regimen to be raised to fortify the town and harbour of Boston … J. Warren, Speaker. In Council April

New York, April 16, 1776. The Mechanics in union and their associates, beg leave to offer the under mentioned gentlemen to the public, as fit men to represent the city and county of New-York, in the next Provincial Congress; the electors reservi

To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately to enlist a company, to consist of eighty-eight able-bodied and effective men, including non-commissioned officers and privates, as soldiers in the service of this Colony, to d

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

All gentlemen sailors, desirous of rendering themselves useful to their Country, let them repair on board His Majesty's armed ship the Vigilant, Captain Christian, commander. Where they will be received, and every indulgence given that their mer

All gentlemen sailors, desirous of rendering themselves useful to their Country, let them repair on board His Majesty's armed ship the Vigilant, Captain Christian, commander. Where they will be received, and every indulgence given that their mer

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those of other gentlemen.

Important News. Boston (Twelve o'clock) Friday, August 22. The following letter from the Hon. Major-General Lincoln to the Honorable council, is just received by express. Bennington, August 18, 1777. Gentlemen: I most sincerely congratulate you

A new map of the British colonies in North America, shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the plans of other gentlemen.

A new map of the British colonies in North America, shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen.

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].

Boston July 21, 1779. Gentlemen, Inclosed you have acopy of the proceedings of the Convention at Concord, on the 14th instant, which you will please (in conformity to a resolve of said convention) to lay before your town immediately, for their a

A new map of the British colonies in North America, shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen.

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

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

Albany. 19th February, 1789. Gentlemen. One of the most important elections is soon to take place, that can possibly engage the attention of a free people---it is for a Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, a continental representative, state senators

In Council, January 21, 1790. Gentlemen. A list of the pensions, who are still chargeable to the State, has been forwarded to you; but it you will perceive that the amount is considerable, and the payment will of course be burthersome to the pub

(Circular.) Richmond. January 25, 1794. Gentlemen. It is essentially necessary that all vacancies in the office of Escheator, within this Commonwealth be filled up. I request you will be so good as to recommend to me, without delay, a fit person

(Circular.) Richmond. Supervisor's office. December 31, 1795. Gentlemen. In the course of examining the late revenue returns and accounts which have come into this office, it is found necessary to call your attention to several of your respectiv

To the worshipful the County Court of Gentlemen, The last General Assembly having authorised me, with the advice of Council, to raise as many additional companies of artillery and troops of cavalry as will constitute a regiment of each, in the f

The President's message on the treaty papers. Gentlemen of the House of representatives ... Geo. Washington. United States March 30,1796 [Boston] [Signed of hand] Done by A. Martin Orrery Press [1796].

In Council. January the 16th, 1797. Gentlemen, The Executive deem it essentially necessary that an accurate state of the commission of the peace in each County, should be known to them, in order that they may judge of the propriety of adding to

(Circular.) In Council, 8th of January, 1798. Gentlemen, My official duty calls upon me to request your particular attention to the law relative to the appointment and duties of sheriffs ... Your most obedient servant. [Signed in Mss.] James Woo

To the public. At a meeting of the share-holders of the Washington printing and bookselling company, the following gentlemen were appointed a board of directors ... This publication will be entitled The National magazine; or Cabinet of the Unite

... On Saturday last, His Excellency the governor sent the following message to the Legislature. Gentlemen. For the reasons mentioned in it, I wrote the following letter to the Chancellor, and to the Chief Justice and other judges of the Supreme

British vessels. Described for the use of country gentlemen

Francis Pic, in the rear of Colonel Gamble's store, on the Main Street, just arrived from Philadelphia, takes the liberty of informing the ladies and gentlemen of Richmond that he has for sale, an elegant assortment of millinery ... Richmond May

Gentlemen a Bumper

Circular to County Courts. Richmond, January 16, 1806. Gentlemen. The numerous changes which the lapse of a new years has necessarily created, render it impossible for the executive, from any documents in their possession, to ascertain the prese

New Hampshire Patriot, Extra. Concord N.H. April 26, Nine o'clock. Great and glorious news! We hasten to announce the pleasing intelligence, that our difference with Great-Britain are amicably adjusted. A gentlemen, arrived in town, brings the B

(Circular.) Council Chamber, Nov. 24th, 1809. Gentlemen, The subjoined copy of an advice of the Council of state, is explicit as to the object therein contemplated. Its importance will no doubt obtain from you the proper attention, which is expe

Gentlemen of the Senate and of the House of representatives. Called by your joint and unanimous suffrages, to fill the office of chief magistrate, under the constitution adopted by the people of this commonwealth, I repair with a full sense of m

Worcester, March 13, 1815. Gentlemen. In congratulating you upon the return of peace with a people whom our government indiscreetly chose to make an enemy, we should most fervently rejoice, could we announce, that the government, and its partiza

Mr Way's case. Doubts of the eligibility of this gentlemen, to the mayoralty, having been started, it was expected by every one who knew him, that he would immediately publish to his fellow citizens, under his proper signature, a plain unsophist

Impediments of speech. Mr. & Mrs. Chapman's institution for the cure of impediments of speech. No. 187 Pine street, Philadelphia. continues open for the reception of those ladies and gentlemen, who are oppressed with any kind of hesitancy, stutt

To the public. The undersigned having entered into a correspondence with Dabney S. Carr, hat to inform all honorable men that he has found him altogether destitute of the qualities of a gentlemen. Frederick Pinkney. Baltimore. October 15, 1828.

Harrodsburg, November 8, 1831. Gentlemen. We herewith enclose to you the preamble and resolutions adopted at this place upon yesterday ... At a numerously attended meeting of the Citizens of Mercer County, friendly to the principles and measures

To the voters of the 2d Ward, Gentlemen, having seen a handbill signed "A citizen" heaping the vilest abuse, and containing without exception the vilest falsehoods respecting Charles L. Coltman, and asking your votes for Edward Dyer .... therefo

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens ... H. Brading, Proprietor ... has, at the solicitation of several scientific gentlemen, prevailed on Mr. Gypson, who will ... make an experimental trip, in the Royal Standard balloon, on Monday next, June 3, at ten o'clock at night! ...

Public meeting. A public meeting of the citizens of Alton, will be held at the City hall, on Monday next, at ten o'clock, A. M. to hear the report of the committee of gentlemen appointed to confer with the citizens of Springfield, and the state

Dr. Hollick's select lectures for gentlemen only. On the philosophy and physiology of that grandest phenomenon in nature. The origin of life! and its physical and moral consequences, which were delivered in New York City, sixty-five times in one

Writing and book-keeping academy! In a lady's education, a plain, easy and graceful hand writing, is a mark of neatness and delicacy of taste ... Messrs. Wheeler & Thwing, have the pleasure of informing the ladies and gentlemen of this City, tha

Electors of the Western district! Read and consider!!! At a meeting of gentlemen of the Whig party, and of citizens generally, favorable to the election of Hon. Wilkins Updike, to Congress, held at Kingston Court House, Aug. 11, 1847.

Third and last entertainment by the Shaking Quakers! from Canterbury. N. H., who have been giving their entertainments at New-York, for the last six weeks to flowing houses, beg leave most respectfully to announce to the ladies and gentlemen of

Gentlemen,- I proposed, last spring to make gifts to five hundred males and five hundred females, inhabitants of this state ... Gerrit Smith. Peterboro. January 4 1850.

The school question in a nut shell. There has been nominated in the western district a number of gentlemen, who are termed Independents ... [Signed] One who knows. [185-?].

Headquarters Army of shirtwearers. Important information having been received that there are in this city over 10,000 gentlemen who want good fitting shirts, this to to let them know that by calling at W. H. Faulkner & Co's and leaving their mea

Circular. "United States fiscal department." To professional gentlemen, officers in the various branches of the public service, claimants, and others "immediately interested in the practical administration of the government." ... Taylor & Maury,

Steam or other communication with Liberia. An adjourned meeting to aid this object will be held this evening in the 4 1-2 street Church ... when the Hon. Judge Wayne will preside and addresses be made by several distinguished gentlemen ... All w

Henry's valedictory, June 16th 1856. Ladies and gentlemen: We have taken in consideration the part of human suffrage of the present year 1856 ... C. H. Bowens.

Extraordinary inducements! In order to raise money in a short time to meet some of our engagements, we commence from this day forth to offer our large and well-assorted stock of hats, caps and gentlemen's furnishing goods at greatly reduced pric

Synopsis of reason. Gentlemen:--Senators, and members of the House of representatives of the United States. The philosophy of nature, reason and sound common sence, together with all ancient and modern history, teaches the pleasing lesson, that

"These gentlemen are not in the least disappointed at having been passed over by the convention, and are going to support the candidate with the greatest enthusiasm"

[William H. Seward] to "Gentlemen" [unknown], Friday, May 03, 1861 (Note; with draft paragraph for Lincoln's Proclamation Calling for Volunteers)