The Resource A Poem, spoken extempore, by a young lady, : on hearing the guns firing and bells chiming on account of the great and glorious acquisition of their Excellencies Gen. Washington and the C. de Grasse, by the surrender of York-Town .., (electronic resource)

A Poem, spoken extempore, by a young lady, : on hearing the guns firing and bells chiming on account of the great and glorious acquisition of their Excellencies Gen. Washington and the C. de Grasse, by the surrender of York-Town .., (electronic resource)

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A Poem, spoken extempore, by a young lady, : on hearing the guns firing and bells chiming on account of the great and glorious acquisition of their Excellencies Gen. Washington and the C. de Grasse, by the surrender of York-Town ..
Title
A Poem, spoken extempore, by a young lady,
Title remainder
on hearing the guns firing and bells chiming on account of the great and glorious acquisition of their Excellencies Gen. Washington and the C. de Grasse, by the surrender of York-Town ..
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B5572
  • 44247
  • W1010
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • English Short Title Catalog
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His Lordship humbled: or, Cornwallis's lamentation
Nature of contents
patent document
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1743-1796
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  • Young lady
  • Young lady
  • Russell, Ezekiel
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  • Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
  • Washington, George
  • Yorktown (Va.)
  • United States
  • United States
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A Poem, spoken extempore, by a young lady, : on hearing the guns firing and bells chiming on account of the great and glorious acquisition of their Excellencies Gen. Washington and the C. de Grasse, by the surrender of York-Town .., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Verse in twenty-eight lines, printed on left half of sheet beneath relief cut; first line: Honor commands great Washington I sing
  • Right half of sheet contains second poem, in fifty-six lines, entitled: His Lordship humbled: or, Cornwallis's lamentation. With a relief cut flanking title. First line: Great Mars, thou god of battles won
  • Dated [1782] by Bristol, but more likely printed soon after Cornwallis' surrender in October 1781. The advertisement for almanacs in the imprint also suggests that the sheet was issued late in 1781
  • Printed area measures 32.1 x 18.7 cm
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Control code
ESTCW1010
Dimensions
35 x 21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
illustrations (relief cuts)
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Uk-ES)006427367
Label
A Poem, spoken extempore, by a young lady, : on hearing the guns firing and bells chiming on account of the great and glorious acquisition of their Excellencies Gen. Washington and the C. de Grasse, by the surrender of York-Town .., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Verse in twenty-eight lines, printed on left half of sheet beneath relief cut; first line: Honor commands great Washington I sing
  • Right half of sheet contains second poem, in fifty-six lines, entitled: His Lordship humbled: or, Cornwallis's lamentation. With a relief cut flanking title. First line: Great Mars, thou god of battles won
  • Dated [1782] by Bristol, but more likely printed soon after Cornwallis' surrender in October 1781. The advertisement for almanacs in the imprint also suggests that the sheet was issued late in 1781
  • Printed area measures 32.1 x 18.7 cm
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Control code
ESTCW1010
Dimensions
35 x 21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
illustrations (relief cuts)
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Uk-ES)006427367

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