To the printer in Essex [microform] : As I have met with what I call hard treatment ... I now intreat an appeal to the publick in your next news-paper ...
- Concerning a debt owed by David H. and the problems in collecting that debt from Sarah H., administratrix of David's estate.
Dated May 1771 by Ford. Presumably addressed to Samuel Hall, printer of the Essex gazette, Salem, Mass., and the only printer active in Essex County at this time. Border ornament (Reilly 542) is identified as one used by Hall in 1771.
Signed on p. : An enemy to unfaithfulness and deceit, and a lover of justice, and all that sincerely aim at it. Attributed by Bristol to Francis Symonds, a Danvers, Mass., innkeeper.
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- Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42282).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Bristol, R.P. Supplement to Charles Evans' American bibliography, B3392
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1599
Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800 42282
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