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A Lamentation for Gen. Washington, Esq. commander in chief of the combined forces of America and France, during the Revolutionary War, and afterwards president of the United States of America---who died December 14th, 1799

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Death
Columbia (Symbolic character)
Grief
Heroes
Presence of God
Liberty

First Line

What solemn sounds the ear invade.
How sad are the tidings that sound in my ears.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 280424
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm44260010
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191460815
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 135
Wegelin, O. Early American poetry, 1307
Shaw, R.R. American Bibliography, 20518
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=280424
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“A Lamentation for Gen. Washington, Esq. commander in chief of the combined forces of America and France, during the Revolutionary War, and afterwards president of the United States of America---who died December 14th, 1799,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed February 20, 2024, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/143.