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Serious thoughts on sudden death. [microform] : A poem, occasioned by the drowning of six men by the overseting [sic] of a boat in Lake Champlain, near Split Rock, about twenty miles below Crown-Point. There were eight persons in the boat when it overset, but two saved their lives by keeping to the boat.

Publication:
[Bennington, Vt. : Printed by Haswell & Russell, 1787]
Format/Description:
Microformat
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (relief cuts) ; 45 x 28 cm.
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 45161.
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Subjects:
Drowning -- Champlain, Lake.
Drowning -- Poetry.
Boating injuries.
Form/Genre:
Poems -- 1787.
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States Vermont Bennington.
Notes:
Verse in twenty-one stanzas; first line: Lord how precarious are our lives.
Advertised in the March 19, 1787, issue of the Vermont gazette, printed at Bennington by Haswell & Russell.
Text in three columns; printed area, including mourning borders, measures 38.2 x 25.0 cm.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 45161).
Cited in:
Bristol B6587
Shipton & Mooney 45161
McCorison, M.A. Vermont, 131
OCLC:
55838593