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An Elegy, occasioned by the melancholly [sic] catastrophe, which happen'd in the night of the 10th. of August, 1774 : in which the following persons perished in the unrelenting flames ... viz. Mrs. Murphy and her two small children, Mrs. Fling and Mrs. Whitemore.

Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Boston] : Sold at the printing-office in Milk-Street [by John Kneeland], [1774]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : illustrations (relief cuts)
Supplemental Content Evans Digital Edition
Subject(s)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42590. ^A478749
General noteVerse of forty-two lines; first lines: There's not a day goes by, but we behold, at truth, that men need often to be told.
General noteJohn Kneeland printed at this address in Boston in 1774.
General noteText in two columns surrounded by mourning border; headband (Reilly 31) and relief cuts of five coffins (Reilly 1220).
References Bristol B3729
References Shipton & Mooney 42590
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1723
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. 42590).
Genre/formBroadsides.
Genre/formElegies.

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