The Resource A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq : commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America. From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. [Eight lines of quotations], (electronic resource)

A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq : commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America. From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. [Eight lines of quotations], (electronic resource)

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A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq : commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America. From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. [Eight lines of quotations]
Title
A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq
Title remainder
commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America. From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. [Eight lines of quotations]
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Language
eng
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MWA
Citation location within source
  • 17436
  • 421
  • 899
  • 40
  • W8697
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island
  • Parsons, W. Catholic Americana
  • English Short Title Catalog
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1748-1833
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Wharton, Charles Henry
Nature of contents
patent document
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  • -1832
  • 1756-1806
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  • Bell, John
  • Brunton, Richard
  • Wheeler, Bennett
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  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
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A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq : commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America. From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. [Eight lines of quotations], (electronic resource)
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Note
  • Attributed to Wharton in the Dictionary of American biography. The "short sketch," attributed to John Bell of Maryland in the DAB article on Wharton, is the first attempt at a life of Washington
  • First edition (Evans 16677) published at Annapolis in 1779. The London edition was published the following year to raise money for the support of American prisoners of war in England. Cf. the "Advertisement to the London edition," p. [iii]-iv
  • Frontispiece portrait of Washington engraved by Richard Brunton
  • Reproduction of original from Library of Congress
Control code
ESTCW8697
Dimensions
40.
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unknown
Extent
iv, [1], 6-24 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Form of item
electronic
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1 port.
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not applicable
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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(Uk-ES)006450485
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A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq : commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America. From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. [Eight lines of quotations], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Attributed to Wharton in the Dictionary of American biography. The "short sketch," attributed to John Bell of Maryland in the DAB article on Wharton, is the first attempt at a life of Washington
  • First edition (Evans 16677) published at Annapolis in 1779. The London edition was published the following year to raise money for the support of American prisoners of war in England. Cf. the "Advertisement to the London edition," p. [iii]-iv
  • Frontispiece portrait of Washington engraved by Richard Brunton
  • Reproduction of original from Library of Congress
Control code
ESTCW8697
Dimensions
40.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iv, [1], 6-24 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
1 port.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Uk-ES)006450485

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