The first jubilee of American Independence and, tribute of gratitude to the illustrious Adams and Jefferson. William S. Pennington, William Halsey.

With a census of African-Americans

The first jubilee of American Independence and, tribute of gratitude to the illustrious Adams and Jefferson

Newark: printed by M. Lyon and Co., 1826. First edition, 8vo, pp. 60; 3 full-page illustrations (1) Temple Of Confederation; (2) the monument; (3) urns of Adams & Jefferson; removed from binding; waterstain on title page, moderate foxing; good and sound. Adams and Jefferson both died on the 50th anniversary of American independence. Contains the tribute to Adams and Jefferson, held at Roff's Hotel on July 11, 1826. Curiously, this work contains the Census of Newark taken by Isaac Nichols, the assessor. Inhabitants, male, female, white and black, are divided by age: under 21, 21 to 50, 50-75, and upwards of 75. Slaves and free blacks are listed, residents in 1776 and still alive, professionals, journeymen and apprentices, numbers of various types of factories, churches, etc. Oddly, there are 685 shoemakers listed. American Imprints 25584; Sabin 24408; not in Felcone. Ten in OCLC: LC, Missouri Hist. Museum, Morris County Library, Princeton, Rutgers, Virginia, Wisconsin, Thomas Jefferson Foundation, AAS and NY Historical. Item #55444

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