STATE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NOVEMBER 10th, 1779...THE COMMITTEE ON THE PETITION OF THE SELECTMEN OF HOLLES...A GENERAL ORDER ISSUE TO ALL THE CONSTABLES IN THE STATE, DIRECTING THEM NOT TO MAKE SALE OF ANY LANDS BELONGING TO PERSONS WHO HAVE ABSENTED THEMSELVES FROM THIS, OR ANY OTHER OF THE UNITED-STATES, AND GONE OVER TO OUR ENEMIES....

[Exeter?, N.H. 1779]. Broadside, approximately 12 x 7 inches. Small marginal chips and tears, not affecting text. Light stains and minor foxing. Early numerical ink inscription in lower margin. Good, untrimmed. Item #WRCAM36058

Early Revolutionary War broadside from New Hampshire, signed in print by John Langdon, E. Thomson, and M. Weare. In addition to prohibiting the sale of lands belonging to loyalists, this act of the New Hampshire House of Representatives allows for taxes to be levied against the absented landowners. "A new twist on taxation without representation!" - Swann. Not recorded in Evans, Bristol, or Shipton & Mooney. OCLC locates two copies.

Price: $2,750.00

Punishing the Loyalists in Revolutionary New Hampshire