1795.003: Subscriber Solicitation for Mutual Assurance Society Against Fire.

Published: 1795

Full Title: "The Mutual Assurance Society, Against Fire on Buildings in the State of Virginia." Authorized to be established according to an act of the General Assembly of this commonwealth. Passed the 22d of Dec. 1794.

Author: Mutual Assurance Society Against Fire on Buildings of the State of Virginia.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 1 sheet [2 pg.]; (broadside, printed recto and verso).


Blank form for collecting subscribers (i.e. underwriters in modern usage) in Virginia's first insurance company; signed in print "William Frederick Ast. Richmond, January 1st, 1795." Sheet lacks printer credit; ascribed to the press of Samuel Pleasants by Evans; copy recorded by Evans could not be found for filming by the Early American Imprints Series; only copy known extant held by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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