Programme for the Aqueduct Meeting, at Mechanic Hall, Saturday Evening, January 4, 1868 and Other Matters. This is the Elephant which the City is Still Expected to Purchase. Do You Want to Buy? Anonymous.

Programme for the Aqueduct Meeting, at Mechanic Hall, Saturday Evening, January 4, 1868 and Other Matters. This is the Elephant which the City is Still Expected to Purchase. Do You Want to Buy?

[Salem, Mass.? n. p., 1868]. First edition. 8vo, unbound pamphlet, [7] pages. Title-page vignette of a booted elephant draped with a blanket reading "Only $600,000" and bearing aloft a banner with the strange device, "Old Aqueduct." A little splitting along the spine; a very good copy. Item #14037

An obscure (but amusing) satirical political work, aimed against the sale of the Salem Aqueduct and the water works to the city of Salem, with the share-holders in the current company (who would no doubt profit by this use of public funds) here being made to voice solemn absurdities on the subject. OCLC notes three locations.

Price: $100.00

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