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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. Milk-Street, Boston., [1815]
Language
English
Series
Early American Imprints Second Series
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. ; 52 x 35 cm.
Notes
  • Verse of 114 lines; first line: Now war is o'er and peace is come to greet our happy land.
  • Apparently the third of three issues filmed by Readex Microprint for Shaw & Shoemaker 34955. In the first issue Shortland's name is erroneously spelled "Shorland." In the second issue Shortland's name is spelled correctly. Both of the earlier issues are without imprint.
  • 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 45.9 x 25.5 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
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