TO THE VOTERS / of the / Sixteenth Senatorial / District, / Harnett, Cumberland, and Sampson Counties. / [followed by 13 lines of text by James R. Lee, asking constituents for their support in his campaign for the State Senate as a Republican]. Signed in type at the end "James R. Lee. / February 15, 1869".

[Fayetteville, NC?]: 1869. First edition. Printed broadside, 13 x 10 1/4 inches, employing several sizes and styles of type, announcing that Lee had gained the Republican nomination at the party convention in Fayetteville on February 13 for the election on February 25. Thornton 7612. Hummel 1825 (Duke, North Carolina). OCLC locates two copies (Duke, North Carolina). Old tidelines advance from the right edge into the text, chip at lower corner (not affecting text), a good copy only of a scarce Reconstruction-era broadside. Central vertical fold (short tears from margin). (10301). Item #63853

Price: $350.00

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