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The American hero : Made on the Battle of Bunker-Hill, and the burning of Charlestown.

Author/creator Niles, Nathaniel, 1741-1828
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Boston] : [publisher not identified], [between 1810 and 1814]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 29 x 21 cm
Supplemental Content Evans Digital Edition
Subject(s)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42911. ^A478749
General noteVerse in fifteen stanzas; first lines: Why should vain mortals tremble at the sight of death and destruction in the field of battle.
General noteBy Nathaniel Niles. Cf. Evans 14349.
General noteAmerican Antiquarian Society copy bound in the Isaiah Thomas collection of broadside ballads, v. II, no. 132, "purchased from a ballad printer and seller in Boston" and presented to the society in August 1814. Most, if not all, of these issues were published after 1810. Cf. Ford, W.C. The Isaiah Thomas collection of ballads, 1924.
General noteText in two columns; printed area measures 23.0 x 16.3 cm.
References Bristol B4083
References Shipton & Mooney 42911
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1787
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2955
References Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 5
References Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 487
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. 42911).
Genre/formBroadsides.
Genre/formPoems 1810.

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