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A Lamentation for Gen. Washington, Esq : commander in chief of the combined forces of America and France, during the Revolutionary War, and afterwards president of the United States of America---who died December 14th, 1799.

Format Book and Microform
Publication Info[Boston] : N. Coverly, Jr. printer, Milk-Street, Boston, [between 1810 and 1814]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : illustrations (relief cut) ; 30 x 22 cm.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37771
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37771. ^A478749
General noteVerse in two stanzas with prose epilogue; first line: What solemn sounds the ear invade.
General noteFollowed by Columbia's lamentation for Gen. Washington; first line, folowing three lines of quotation: How sad are the tidings that sound in my ears.
General noteNathaniel Coverly, Jr. is first listed at this address in the Boston directory for 1810. American Antiquarian Society copy bound in the Isaiah Thomas collection of broadside ballads, v. II, no. 69, presented to the society in August 1814.
General noteText in two columns; printed area measures 24.3 x 17.1 cm.
General noteNot in Ford, W.C. Broadsides.
References Evans 37771
References Shaw & Shoemaker 20518
References Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 135
References Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 1307
Reproduction noteJoyner- Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37771).
Genre/formPoems 1810.
Contains title Columbia's lamentation for Gen. Washington.
Other titleWhat solemn sounds the ear invade.
Other titleHow sad are the tidings that sound in my ears.

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