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Lamentation for Gen. Washington : commander in chief of the combined forces of America and France during the Revolutionary War, and afterwards president of the U.S.--died Dec, 14, 1799.

Format Book and Microform
Publication Info[Boston] : Sold wholesale and retail by L. Deming, no. 1 Market Square corner, of Merchant's Row, Boston, [between 1828 and 1840]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37772
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37772. ^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. Washingtton [sic]; first line: How sad are the tidings that sound in my ears.
General noteLeonard Deming was a trader and bookseller in Boston from 1828 to 1840. Mistakenly dated 1800 in Evans because of the subject. Ascribed by Shipton & Mooney to the press of Nathaniel Coverly, Jun., who printed another edition of the Lamentation (Evans 37771, but printed between 1810 and 1814); Coverly, however, died in 1824.
General noteText in two columns, with the imprint printed vertically between the columns.
References Evans 37772
Reproduction noteJoyner- Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37772).
Genre/formPoems 1828.
Contains title Columbia's lamentation for Gen. Washington.
Other titleWhat solem sounds the ear invade.
Other titleHow sad are the tidings that sound in my ears.

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