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Thomas Moorhead, a ship-wreck'd mariner, who subsisted fifty-one days on the bodies of his comrades Taken off the wreck by the ship Monticello, and arrived at New-York, the beginning of May, 1809

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Date

1809?

Place of Publication

Boston.

Subjects

Shipwrecks
Shipwreck survival
Cannibalism
Sailors

First Line

While reading o'er the dismal fate of Moorhead, and his crew.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 286966
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm24777290
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191469270
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 269
Shaw, R.R. American Bibliography, 18115
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=286966
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Physical Dimensions

28 x 21 cm.

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“Thomas Moorhead, a ship-wreck'd mariner, who subsisted fifty-one days on the bodies of his comrades Taken off the wreck by the ship Monticello, and arrived at New-York, the beginning of May, 1809,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed February 21, 2024, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/236.