Item Details

Print View

A Narrative, of the Excursion and Ravages of the King's Troops Under the Command of General Gage, on the Nineteenth of April, 1775: Together With the Depositions Taken by Order of Congress, to Support the Truth of It

Published by authority
Format
Book
Published
Massachusetts-Bay: Worcester, : Printed by Isaiah Thomas, by order of the Provincial Congress, [1775]
Language
English
Description
23 pages, [1] ; 19 cm (4to)
Notes
  • Signed and dated: "In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 22d, 1775 ... [Resolution ordering the printing] Attest. Samuel Freeman, sec'y"--Page [2].
  • Signatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁴ (C4 verso blank).
  • The first book printed in Worcester? The copy of this book in the library of the of the American Antiquarian Society, has a manuscript note in the handwriting of Isaiah Thomas: "This was the first printing done in Worcester." cf. Church 1122. Sabin 51804. Evans 14269.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full dark-brown goatskin with gilt lettering "Excursion & Ravages of the King's Troops -- Worcester 1775" on the spine, and ornate gilt borders on inside front and back covers. Gilt stamped at the top inside cover: "Goodspeed, 7 Ashburton Place, Boston." and at the bottom "Bound by Riviere & Son." Charles E. Goodspeed (1867-1950) may have commissioned the binding. All edges gilt. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
Cited in
Church, E.D. Catalogue of books relating to the discovery and early history of North and South America, entry 1122
English short title catalogue, entry W13746
Evans, C. American bibliography, entry 14269
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, entry 51804
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 03973nam a2200541Ia 4500
    001 u197960
    003 SIRSI
    005 20150217151513.0
    008 800505s1775 mau o000 0 eng d
    010
      
      
    a| 96192174
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) o06281858
    040
      
      
    a| VA@ b| eng e| dcrmb c| VA@ d| DLC d| OCLCQ d| OCLCF d| OCLCQ d| OCLCO d| VA@
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)6281858
    050
    0
    0
    a| AC901 b| .M7 vol. 121, no. 9
    110
    1
      
    a| Massachusetts. b| Provincial Congress.
    245
    1
    2
    a| A narrative, of the excursion and ravages of the King's troops under the command of General Gage, on the nineteenth of April, 1775. : b| Together with the depositions taken by order of Congress, to support the truth of it. / c| Published by authority.
    260
      
      
    a| Massachusetts-Bay: Worcester, : b| Printed by Isaiah Thomas, by order of the Provincial Congress, c| [1775]
    300
      
      
    a| 23 pages, [1] ; c| 19 cm (4to)
    336
      
      
    a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| unmediated b| n 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| volume b| nc 2| rdacarrier
    500
      
      
    a| Signed and dated: "In Provincial congress, Watertown, May 22d, 1775 ... [Resolution ordering the printing] Attest. Samuel Freeman, sec'y"--Page [2].
    500
      
      
    a| Signatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁴ (C4 verso blank).
    500
      
      
    a| The first book printed in Worcester? The copy of this book in the library of the of the American Antiquarian Society, has a manuscript note in the handwriting of Isaiah Thomas: "This was the first printing done in Worcester." cf. Church 1122. Sabin 51804. Evans 14269.
    510
    4
      
    a| Church, E.D. Catalogue of books relating to the discovery and early history of North and South America, c| entry 1122
    510
    4
      
    a| English short title catalogue, c| entry W13746
    510
    4
      
    a| Evans, C. American bibliography, c| entry 14269
    510
    4
      
    a| Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, c| entry 51804
    590
      
      
    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full dark-brown goatskin with gilt lettering "Excursion & Ravages of the King's Troops -- Worcester 1775" on the spine, and ornate gilt borders on inside front and back covers. Gilt stamped at the top inside cover: "Goodspeed, 7 Ashburton Place, Boston." and at the bottom "Bound by Riviere & Son." Charles E. Goodspeed (1867-1950) may have commissioned the binding. All edges gilt. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
    650
      
    0
    a| Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775.
    650
      
    0
    a| Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775.
    651
      
    0
    a| United States x| History y| Revolution, 1775-1783 v| Personal narratives.
    611
    2
    7
    a| Concord, Battle of (Massachusetts : 1775) 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01404288
    611
    2
    7
    a| Lexington, Battle of (Massachusetts : 1775) 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01404314
    651
      
    7
    a| Massachusetts z| Concord. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01204990
    651
      
    7
    a| Massachusetts z| Lexington. 2| fast 0| (OCoLC)fst01287073
    648
      
    7
    a| 1775 2| fast
    700
    1
      
    a| Thomas, Isaiah, d| 1749-1831 e| printer.
    700
    1
      
    a| Goodspeed, Charles E. q| (Charles Eliot), d| 1867-1950, e| former owner.
    710
    2
      
    a| Tracy W. McGregor Library. b| American History Collection.
    710
    2
      
    a| McGregor Fund.
    752
      
      
    a| United States b| Massachusetts d| Worcester.
    994
      
      
    a| Z0 b| VA@
    596
      
      
    a| 10
    590
      
      
    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full dark-brown goatskin with gilt lettering "Excursion & Ravages of the King's Troops -- Worcester 1775" on the spine, and ornate gilt borders on inside front and back covers. Gilt stamped at the top inside cover: "Goodspeed, 7 Ashburton Place, Boston." and at the bottom "Bound by Riviere & Son." Charles E. Goodspeed (1867-1950) may have commissioned the binding. All edges gilt. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
    999
      
      
    a| A 1775 .M377 w| ALPHANUM i| X030065549 l| MCGR-VAULT m| SPEC-COLL t| RAREBOOK
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview
Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Special Collections Special Collections N/A Available