A Copy Of The Poll List Of The Election For Representatives For The City and County of New-York; Which Election Began On Tuesday the 17th Day of February, and ended on Thursday the 19th of the same Month, in the Year of our Lord MDCCLXI (1761) Alphabetically Made
(New York): S. Whitney Phoenix, printed by Francis Hart & Co., 1880. Limited to 50 copies, this copy is not numbered. Hardcover. Square octavo; pp; (x), 42; three quarter crushed red morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt;. Boards are detached but present and the spine has been eroded. Internally the book block is fine. Item #16990
This copy is a presentaion copy from Lloyd Phoenix to Nicholas Roosevelt dated 1896. It is also signed by Nicholas Roosevelt and bears the Roosevelt Family Bookplate; Nicholas was the son of T. West Roosevelt and cousin to President Theodore Roosevelt. Nicholas was close to TR all his young life & was also the chronicler of events at the 1912 Republican Convention, his privarely published reminiscence is a treasure trove of detail and intrigue. Three Roosevelts are listed in this text and it shows their votes for the candidates. Quite scarce.