PREAMBLE AND BY-LAWS / OF THE/ LAFAYETTE ARTILLERY COMPANY, / First Regiment [drop-title followed by the preamble and 16 numbered articles in the by-laws, printed in two columns separated by a thin rule].

PREAMBLE AND BY-LAWS / OF THE/ LAFAYETTE ARTILLERY COMPANY, / First Regiment [drop-title followed by the preamble and 16 numbered articles in the by-laws, printed in two columns separated by a thin rule].

[Lyndeboro, NH]: The company, [nd, but 1837?]. Printed broadside on dark pink paper, 12 ½ x 10 1/8 inches, employing several sizes and styles of type, the third line in the title in larger bold capitals, the title and text enclosed within a wide ornamental border. Founded in 1804 as the Artillery Company of the 22nd Regiment, this militia unit changed its name to Lafayette Artillery Company in 1837, (“Article 1: The Company shall be known by the name of the Lafayette Artillery Company”), its members believing that “a well regulated Militia is a proper, natural, sure defence of State.” Apparently not recorded on OCLC. Very good. Item #65813

Price: $200.00

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