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A Song, composed on the evacuation of Boston by the British troops, commanded by General Howe : who were panic struck, and thrown into the utmost confusion, at the appearrance of General Washington, with a detachment of the American army, who in one night, (unexpectedly to the Britons,) erected strong breast-works, with heavy cannon pointed at the Men of War, then lying in the harbour

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
Boston (Mass.) History Siege, 1775-1776
Siege warfare
Soldiers
Evacuation Day, Boston, Mass., 1776

First Line

In seventeen hundred and seventy-six.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 286308
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm80077017
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191468454
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=286308&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 251
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=286308

Physical Dimensions

29 x 23 cm.

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“A Song, composed on the evacuation of Boston by the British troops, commanded by General Howe : who were panic struck, and thrown into the utmost confusion, at the appearrance of General Washington, with a detachment of the American army, who in one night, (unexpectedly to the Britons,) erected strong breast-works, with heavy cannon pointed at the Men of War, then lying in the harbour,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed April 7, 2020, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/224.