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Mournful song, on a man and wife, who both froze to death in one night, on Standish Cape, so called.

Author/creator Shaw, Thomas, 1753-1838
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Portland, Me.] : [publisher not identified], [1819]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : illustrations (relief cuts) ; 54 x 19 cm
Supplemental Content Shaw-Shoemaker Digital Edition
Series Early American imprints. Second series no. 35916. ^A575643
General noteVerse in forty numbered stanzas; first line: Attend my soul and hear the sound.
General noteAttributed to Thomas Shaw of Standish, Maine, by Windsor Daggett, who states that the poem commemorates the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Tarbox in the great storm of 1819; cf. Sprague's journal of Maine history, v. 4, Oct. 1916, p. 195.
General notePresumably printed at nearby Portland, Maine.
General noteText in two columns; relief cut of coffin at head of each column; printed area measures 46.6 x 14.0 cm.
References Shaw & Shoemaker 35916
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., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 35916).
Genre/formPoems 1819.

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