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Taxation of America : A song of '79.

Other author/creatorSt. John, Peter, 1726-1811.
Other author/creatorSt. John, Samuel.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Massachusetts?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1810 and 1830?]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 50 x 29 cm
Supplemental Content Evans Digital Edition
Subject(s)
Uniform titleAmerican taxation.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42046. ^A478749
General noteSong, in thirty-five stanzas, concerning the taxes imposed by Great Britain on the American colonies and the subsequent revolution; first line: While I rehearse my story, Americans give ear.
General noteVariously attributed to Peter St. John of Norwalk, Conn., and Samuel St. John of New Canaan, Conn.
General noteIncluded in Ford, W.C. Broadsides, ballads &c. printed in Massachusetts ... no. 2121. Imprint dates suggested by typography.
General noteText in two columns; printed area measures 38.8 x 19.8 cm.
References Bristol B3127
References Shipton & Mooney 42046
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2121
References Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 341
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. 42046).
Genre/formBroadsides.
Genre/formNational songs.

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