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Horrid Massacre at Dartmoor Prison England [electronic resource]: Where the Unarmed American Prisoners of War Were Wantonly Fired Upon by the Guard, Under the Command of the Prison Turn-Key, the Blood Thirsty Shortland; Seven Were Killed, and About Fifty Wounded, (Several Mortally,) Without Any Provocation on the Part of Our Unfortunate American Citizens! .

Waddell, John Hunter
Format
EBook; Book; Broadside; Online
Published
[Boston : Printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun., 1815]
Language
English
Series
Early American Imprints Second Series
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill.
Notes
  • Verse of 114 lines; first line: Now war is o'er and peace is come to greet our happy land.
  • Apparently the second of three issues filmed by Readex Microprint for Shaw & Shoemaker 34955. In this issue, without imprint, Shortland's name is spelled correctly. In the first issue Shortland's name is erroneously spelled "Shorland." The third issue includes the imprint, "Printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Milk-Street, Boston."
  • Variant of: The Dartmoor massacre, transposed in verse, from the New-York commercial advertiser, of the 6th of June last, and the Boston papers, of the same month. / By I.H. [i.e., John Hunter] Waddell. ... Boston: 1815.
  • Text in two columns surrounded by mourning border.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 34955).
Series Statement
Early American imprints. Second series no. 34955
Cited in
Shaw & Shoemaker 34955
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