Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

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The American union, and the Birth of Gen. Washington

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Additional Metadata

Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Subjects

Washington, George, 1732-1799
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
United States History 1797-1801
Patriotism
France

First Line

When Britain with despotic sway, would at her feet our freedom lay.
As in a grot reclin'd Columbia's genius pin'd.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 272926
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm82994917
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191452915
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=272926&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 10
Wegelin, O. Early American poetry, 490
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=272926

Physical Dimensions

34 x 25 cm.

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Citation

“The American union, and the Birth of Gen. Washington,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed April 25, 2018, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/43.