THE WRITINGS OF LACO, AS PUBLISHED IN THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, IN THE MONTHS OF FEBRUARY AND MARCH, 1789--WITH THE ADDITION OF NO. VII, WHICH WAS OMITTED. THE LIBERTY OF THE PRESS IS ESSENTIAL TO THE SECURITY OF FREEDOM IN A STATE, IT OUGHT NOT, THEREFORE, TO BE RESTRAINED IN THIS COMMONWEALTH. MASSACHUSETTS BILL OF RIGHTS.

Boston, Mass: Benjamin Russell? 1789. Stitched Pamphlet. Quarto, 8" x 5." pp. 40. Missing title-page. Stitched pamphlet. Sewn as issued. Fore-edge and bottom edge frayed. Paper loss on fore-edge of second leaf, not affecting text. Staining and heavy foxing in outer margin of leaves 4,5,6. Small damp-stain, lower right-hand corner of leaves 5,6. Large damp-stain in lower right-hand corner of leaves 9-17. Exterior pages (pp. 3 and 40) browned, interior pages tanned. Text readable throughout. Imperfections do not obscure text. (ESTC W20953) (Evans, 21886) (Sabin, 31748). Fair Only. Item #81790

Pamphlet attacking the conduct of John Hancock, then governor of Massachusetts.

Price: $125.00

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