Important : a procession of the retail tradesmen of Boston, 1862 August

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Title

Important : a procession of the retail tradesmen of Boston, 1862 August

Description

Important, a procession of the retail tradesmen of Boston broadside. Dated August 26, 1862. This broadside calls on the retail tradesmen of Boston to rally on Franklin Street and form part of a citywide procession. The “Grand Demonstration on the Common” and parade of August 27, 1862, was held to promote the State and City’s efforts to recruit soldiers for the Civil War. This broadside was created by the Committee of One Hundred and Fifty Citizens, a group of citizens appointed by the citizens of Boston to help lead the Commonwealth’s war efforts. Imprint at bottom of the broadside reads, “M. H. Keenan, Card and Job Printer, 104 Washington Street.”

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 300.006

Date

1862 08 26

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2018/029/028

Is Part Of

Carl E. Wahlstrom ephemera collection.

Extent

1 item ; 27 x 18 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Estate of Carl Wahlstrom

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Citation

Boston (Mass.). Committee of One Hundred and Fifty Citizens , “Important : a procession of the retail tradesmen of Boston, 1862 August,” digitalVGW, accessed June 17, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1130.