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The Maryland Press, 1777-1790 by Joseph Towne Wheeler.
Volume 438, Page 175   View pdf image (33K)
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A Bibliography of Maryland Imprints
Folio broadside. Printed in two columns. Type enclosed in ornamental rule.
Leaf measures: 13 x 7 1/2 inches.
A long poem exhorting youth to follow the ways of God. A typical selection:—
"Can a Country be safe, or a State be secure,
Or can fam'd Independence long last, or endure,
If the minds of the people, oppressive and vain,
Continue forgetful, or proud and prophane,
Delighting in dances and impious plays,
Or wantonly wasting their nights and their days ..."
Not in Evans.
421. To the Honourable the Members of the Senate, and the House of Delegates. | Justice and
humanity call the attention of the general assembly to consider, and if | practicable to relieve, the
public debtors ... | Baltimore-town, February 22, 1786. | [Baltimore: Printed by William Goddard,
4to broadside. Single column.
Leaf measures: 9 1/14 x 7 3/4 inches.
An address "by one of the unhappy debtors for black money, and who does not deserve severity, much less ruin, from
his country."
Not in Evans.
422. To the Voters of Ann- | Arundel County. I On Monday, the second day of next month, you
are to elect Delegates to represent you in the [ General Assembly for the ensuing year..... [signed]
A Friend to Paper Money, | Elk-Ridge, September 23, 1786. [Annapolis: Printed by Frederick
Green, 1786.]
Folio. Printed on both sides.
Leaf measures: 13 1/2 x 81/2 inches.
A plea to the voters of Ann Arundel County to elect senators favorable to the emission of paper money. Opposition to
the use of paper money, according to the author, came from importing merchants, money lenders and very wealthy men
who now had a decided majority in the General Assembly.
Not in Evans.
423. [Der Verbesserte Hoch Deutsche Americanische Land und Staats Calender Auf das Jahr ...
1787. Friederich-Stadt: Gedruckt bey Matthias Bartgis, 1786.]
Collation unknown.
Scidensticker lists this almanac but there is no further evidence that it appeared.
Evans, 20095. Seidensticker. D. 117.
No conv located.
424. William Goddard's | Pennsylvania, Delaware, | Maryland, and Virginia | Almanack | And |
Ephemeris, 1 For the Year of our Lord, | 1787; | ... [double rule] | Baltimore: Printed and Sold,
Wholesale and Retail, | by William Goddard, at his Prin ting-Office, in | the House of the late Dr.
John Stevenson, in Market- | Street .. [1786.]
8vo. [A]-F4. 24 leaves. Type page enclosed in single rule border.
No pagination.
Leaf measures: 61/2 x 4 inches.
Goddard mentions "the very extensive and rapid sate of the Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia Almanack

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