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An elegiac poem on the death of General George Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United States. [electronic resource] : Dedicated to the patrons of the True American. At the commencement of the year 1800.

Author/Creator:
Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853., author
Publication:
[Philadelphia : Printed by Samuel F. Bradford, 1799]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37080.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages)
Subjects:
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Carriers' addresses -- 1800.
Elegies.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Verse of 252 lines; first line: His worth! His death, whose heaven-directed hand.
Attributed to Charles Caldwell by Evans.
Presumably printed late in 1799 by Samuel F. Bradford, printer of the True American, Philadelphia, for distribution or or about New Year's Day. Dated [1800] by Evans.
Text in three columns; surrounded by ornamental border within mourning border.
Distinguishable from another issue (Evans 36453) by the presence of a mourning border and two eight-pointed stars at head of sheet.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 37080).
Cited in:
Evans 37080
Stillwell, M.B. Washington eulogies, 310
McDonald, G.D. Carriers' addresses, 393
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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