The great conflagration in Portland, July 4, 1866 [electronic resource] / Composed by A.W. Harmon.

Author
Harmon, A. W. (Abner Warren), 1812-1901 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Maine? : s.n., 1866]
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 24 x 16 cm.

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Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Series
American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 688. [More in this series]
Notes
  • Verse in twelve stanzas; first line: This week before the people comes melancholy line.
  • Presumably printed in Maine, where Harmon lived most of his life.
  • Another edition is printed from different settings of type; most noticeably without the ornate type noted here. A third edition, with an exclamation point following Portland in the title, includes fourteen stanzas.
  • Text in two columns; printed area, including ornamental border, measures 20.8 x 12.2 cm.
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 688).
Place name(s)
United States Maine.
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