American taxation, or The spirit of seventy-six exemplified in a song written in the golden days which tried men's souls [electronic resource].

Uniform title
[United States : s.n., between 1810 and 1830?]
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 42 x 27 cm.


Rare books genre
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 18174. [More in this series]
  • Song, in thirty-six stanzas, concerning the taxes imposed by Great Britain on the American colonies and the subsequent revolution; first line: While I relate my story, Americans give ear.
  • Variously attributed to Peter St. John of Norwalk, Conn., and Samuel St. John of New Canaan, Conn.
  • Evans supplies the imprint [Hartford : Printed by Hudson & Goodwin, 1783]; however, this is evidently a much later printing.
  • Text in two columns; printed area measures 36.7 x 19.6 cm.
Reproduction note
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. 18174).
Evans 18174
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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
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United States.
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