1804.047: Address to the Freeholders of Essex, King and Queen, & King William.
Full Title: To the freeholders of Essex, King and Queen, & King William. Friends and fellow citizens ... Geo. W. Banks. Tappahanock [sic], 9th March, 1804.
Author: Banks, George W.
Place Issued: Fredericksburg
Issuing Press: Chiles & Burch
Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 44 cm. x 26 cm. (broadside).
Banks wrote to the voters of the 11th Virginia Congressional district opposing the candidacy of Carter Braxton Jr. (1765-1809) as successor to the retiring Anthony New; the son of the like-named signer of the Declaration of Independence, Braxton was the Federalist running against James M. Garnett, the Republican candidate; Garnett won this election handily. Sheet lacks colophon; by March 1804, there was only one Republican press still operating in Fredericksburg, the nearest such press to the district, conducted by Samuel Chiles and Isham Burch, hence the attribution here.
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