Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

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Sweet William's departure, together with The post captain

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Subjects

Farewells
Sailors
Seafaring life
Love

First Line

All in the downs the fleet was moor'd.
When Steerwell heard me first impart, our brave commanders story.
From the white-blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested a sprig.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 278212
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm81208200
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191458711
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 260
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=278212
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Physical Dimensions

28 x 22 cm.

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Citation

“Sweet William's departure, together with The post captain,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed April 13, 2024, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/113.