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Mercantile Beneficial Association:

PREAMBLE, CHARTER, AND BY-LAWS OF THE MERCANTILE BENEFICIAL ASSOCIATION OF PHILADELPHIA.

J. Crissy, Philadelphia: 1844 Original printed wrappers, stitched, 16pp. 12mo. Lightly dusted Very Good. Signature, 'D. [S.?] Brown' on title page. [offered with] PROPOSED ALTERATIONS AND AMENDMENTS TO THE PREAMBLE, CHARTER AND CONSTITUTION OF THE...JANUARY 26TH, 1850. [ 1850]. 12pp, stitched, caption title [as issued]. 12mo, Very Good. The Association-- formed in 1842 to ameliorate "the precarious nature of trade, and the great vicissitudes and adversities to which its votaries are liable"-- was chartered as a corporation in 1844. About five double-column pages of members are included. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker, AI, NUC [see 376 NUC 0457902 for annual reports, notation that reports for 1853 and 1869 included Preamble, Charter, etc.].


Book Id: 11088

Price: $125.00

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