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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 Shorland [I.E., 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. ; 49 x 29 cm.
Notes
  • Verse of 114 lines; first line: Now war is o'er and peace is come to greet our happy land.
  • Apparently the first of three issues filmed by Readex Microprint for Shaw & Shoemaker 34955. In this issue, without imprint, Shortland's name is spelled incorrectly. The second issue, also without imprint, has Shortland's name spelled correctly, and 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; printed area, including mourning border, measures 45.3 x 25.8 cm.
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
Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 1298
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