Governor's Speech. Printed broadside, 15 x 21 in., published in New Hampshire, 1816.
Governor William Plumer makes a stirring appeal for the support of President Madison and the preservation of the Union during the War of 1812 as well as other pertinent issues such as equipping the militia, alterations in the charter of Dartmouth College, payment for state employees, and debt. A portion reads: unless we are cautious, frugal and vigilant, the same evils will arise in our own country and increase with time...it is the duty of a free and enlightened legislature [to restrain ourselves and overcome these obstacles].
Provenance:Property of N. Flayderman & Co.
Fragile folds and brittleness at the margins as well as some toning, damp stains, and light foxing.
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