1813.092: Address to Shenandoah County Voters by Carl Lovell [in German].
Full Title: Woodstock den [blank] Februar, 1813. Ich nehme die Freyheit euch diese Weise anzuzeigen, dass ich ein Candidat bin für eure Stimme an der nächsten Wahl im April, als ein Delegate wann erwählet ... in der General Assembly von diesem Staat ... Euer Mitbürger, Carl U. Lovell
Author: Lovell, Charles Urquhart (1789-1858).
Place Issued: New Market
Issuing Press: Ambrose Henkel
Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 34 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside).
Rare appeal to voters in German by an English speaker, complete with Germanized signature. Lovell was the son of a well-to-do Fredericksburg merchant, William Lovell (1758-1826), who was an active part of Virginia's navy during the Revolutionary War; by 1813, young Lovell had established himself in business in Woodstock, where 7 of his 9 children would be born; this effort proved the first of three successful campaigns for the House of Delegates, as he served in the 1813-14, 1814-15, and 1815-16 Assembly sessions. Sheet lacks colophon; only known copy is in the Henkel Family Papers collection at University of Virginia, so the attribution to the Henkel Press, then conducted by Ambrose Henkel.
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