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The children in the woods. [electronic resource] : Being, a true relation of the inhuman murder of two children of a deceased gentleman in Norfolk ... : To a very mournful tune.

Standardized Title:
Children in the wood (Ballad)
Publication:
[Hartford] : Sold at the printing-office in Hartford., [between 1764 and 1810]
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 19766.
Format/Description:
Book
1 sheet ([1] p.
Subjects:
Infanticide -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Ballads.
Place of Publication:
United States Connecticut Hartford.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Verse in thirty-eight stanzas; first line: Now ponder well, you parents dear.
Followed by eight additional lines entitled: A Word of advice to executors.
Text printed in three columns.
Shaw & Shoemaker date this [181-?], but typography and use of the long "s" throughout suggest an earlier printing date. The phrase "Sold at the printing-office in Hartford" appears on several imprints dated between 1764 and 1799.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 19766).
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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