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American taxation, or The spirit of seventy-six exemplified in a song written in the golden days which tried men's souls.

Other author/creatorSt. John, Peter, 1726-1811.
Other author/creatorSt. John, Samuel.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[United States] : [publisher not identified], [between 1810 and 1830?]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 42 x 27 cm
Supplemental Content Evans Digital Edition
Subject(s)
Uniform titleAmerican taxation.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 18174. ^A478749
General noteSong, in thirty-six stanzas, concerning the taxes imposed by Great Britain on the American colonies and the subsequent revolution; first line: While I relate my story, Americans give ear.
General noteVariously attributed to Peter St. John of Norwalk, Conn., and Samuel St. John of New Canaan, Conn.
General noteEvans supplies the imprint [Hartford : Printed by Hudson & Goodwin, 1783]; however, this is evidently a much later printing.
General noteText in two columns; printed area measures 36.7 x 19.6 cm.
References Evans 18174
Other formsMicroform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction noteElectronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 18174).
Genre/formBroadsides.
Genre/formNational songs.

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