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Broadsheet "AMERICAN VOLUNTEER, Extra." Saturday, December 8, 1821, with the printed message of Governor Joseph Hiester of Pennsylvania, 11"x17-1/2", covering a wide range of topics from election of a Senator to the building of a penitentiary, and reads in small part: "...I am persuaded, gentlemen, that all our views are directed to the general welfare; and that all our energies will be exerted towards in promotion. I trust also, that your deliberations will be conducted with that spirit of harmony, always necessary to the beneficial dispatch of public business, so taht by early arriving at the period of your labours, you will have the pleasure of accelerating your return to your homes, your families, & your business, and also of lessening the public expense. And I beg you to rest in the most perfect assurance that I shall always cheerfully co-operate in every measure, calculated to promote economy and the common good of that country so dear to us all..." Small loss at bottom right, does not affect text. Very good condition. Joseph Hiester (1752-1832) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as the Democratic-Republican fifth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1820 to 1823. He was a member of the Hiester family political dynasty.
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Broadside of Pennsylvania Governor’s Speech in 1821

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Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Friday, July 24, 2020.
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