Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

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Lines composed on the execution of W. Clement's: who was shot for desertion, on Fort Independence, Feb. 18 having been four times pardoned, but having last deserted his post, was condemned to die

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Date

1813?

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Clement, W.
Executions and executioners
Desertion, Military
United States History War of 1812
Pardon
Death

First Line

Thoughts of death to every mind, most sad reflection's brings.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 280766
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm32502349
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191461094
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=280766&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 148
Wegelin, O. Early American poetry, 1312
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=280766

Physical Dimensions

30 x 20 cm.

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“Lines composed on the execution of W. Clement's: who was shot for desertion, on Fort Independence, Feb. 18 having been four times pardoned, but having last deserted his post, was condemned to die,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed November 29, 2021, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/149.