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Lamentation for Gen. Washington [electronic resource] : 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.
[Boston] : Sold wholesale and retail by L. Deming, no. 1 Market Square corner, of Merchant's Row, Boston,, [between 1828 and 1840]
1 sheet ( p.)
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37772.
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Verse in two stanzas with prose epilogue; first line: What solemn sounds the ear invade.
Followed by Columbia's lamentation for Gen. Washingtton [sic]; first line: How sad are the tidings that sound in my ears.
Leonard 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.
Text in two columns, with the imprint printed vertically between the columns.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37772).
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Columbia's lamentation for Gen. Washington.
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