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An oration; delivered March 5, 1774, [electronic resource] : at the request of the inhabitants of the town of Boston: to commemorate the bloody tragedy of the fifth of March 1770. By the Honorable John Hancock, Esq; [Five lines in Latin from Virgil].

Author/Creator:
Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
Publication:
Boston : Printed by Edes and Gill, in Queen Street, M,DCC,LXXIV. [1774]
Format/Description:
Book
20p. ; 4⁰.
Edition:
(The second edition)
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions
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Subjects:
Boston Massacre, 1770 -- Anniversaries, etc.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Authorship of the oration has been attributed to Samuel Adams, to Benjamin Church and Joseph Warren, and to Samuel Cooper. See T.R. Adams, who notes, "In all probability a number of Boston radicals had a hand in its composition." - Half-title: An oration delivered March fifth 1774.
Parentheses substituted for square brackets enclosing edition statement.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
Cited in:
Evans, 13315
Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 117b
English Short Title Catalog, W2613.
Contributor:
Cooper, Samuel, 1725-1783. , Author
Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775 , Author
Church, Benjamin, 1734-1778 , Author
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. , Author
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803.
Church, Benjamin, 1734-1778.
Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775.
Cooper, Samuel, 1725-1783.
Edes, Benjamin, 1732-1803, printer.
Gill, John, 1732-1785, printer.
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