Item #25341 An address to the freemen of Connecticut. Noah Webster.

An address to the freemen of Connecticut.

Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1803. First edition, 8vo, pp. 7; removed. Skeel, pp. 523-24: "A discussion of the method of insuring the election of Federalists to the state legislature … Although Webster's name nowhere appears in this pamphlet, which is signed (p. 6) by Jonathan Ingersoll and S. Sam Smith, the compiler (i.e. Skeel) believes that Webster wrote it. The New York Historical Society copy has a manuscript note, 'Noah Webster Esq. is the reputed author of this pamphlet'." Page 7 includes a list of approved Federalists candidates, which include Webster relatives, Oliver Ellsworth and Chauncey Goodrich. Sabin 102333n; Shaw & Shoemaker 3636. Item #25341

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