[Rochester?, N.Y: 1810?]. Small broadside, unevenly trimmed along top edge and left margin. Caption title in bold type. 23 x 18 cm. Approximately 540 words in 35 lines. Signed in type by Philip Van Keuren, jun., Chairman, by order of the Committee of Correspondence. The broadside discusses taxes laid upon houses and lands in the state of New York imposed by the federal government as well as the requirement to raise 13,000 men. It lists the taxes due from the towns of Hurley, Marbletown, Rochester, New Paltz, Marlborough, Shawangunk, Shandaken, Plattekill, Woodstock and Warwarsing. "What can our Rulers Mean? Proud, lordly and rich themselves, they care not how heavy the burthens are which they load on the common people." It asks whether the readers are ready to fight the Canadians. "...if you wish to remove the Embargo, avoid War, renew Commerce, and the prosperous times we once witnessed, go and vote the American Ticket." Light staining. Apparently unrecorded. Item #64308

Price: $450.00

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