An oration; delivered March 5, 1774, at the request of the inhabitants of the town of Boston: to commemorate the bloody tragedy of the fifth of March 1770. By the Honorable John Hancock, Esq; [Five lines in Latin from Virgil].

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793 [Browse]
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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boston : Printed by Edes and Gill, in Queen Street, M,DCC,LXXIV. [1774]
Description
20, [2] p. ; 25.5 x 20 cm. (fol.)

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Notes
  • This catalogue record is derived in large part from a record for an electronic reproduction.
  • Half-title: An oration delivered March fifth, 1774.
  • Authorship of the oration has been attributed to Samuel Adams, to Benjamin Church and Joseph Warren, and to Samuel Cooper. See T.R. Adams, who notes "In all probability a number of Boston radicals had a hand in its composition." -.
Binding note
Lapidus copy: Disbound.
Provenance
WHS copy acquired 3/13/29 from Goodspeed; inv. 616.
References
  • ESTC W21489
  • Sabin 30177
  • Church 1104
  • Evans, 13314
  • Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 117a
  • English Short Title Catalog, ESTCW21489.
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228765167
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