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書名 A Monumental inscription on the fifth of March. [electronic resource] : Together with a few lines on the enlargement of Ebenezer Richardson, convicted of murder
出版項 [Boston : Printed by Isaiah Thomas, 1772]
說明 1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (relief cut) ; 49 x 29 cm
系列 Early American imprints. First series ; no. 12302
附註 The inscription "Americans! Bear in remembrance the horrid massacre!" is printed in the left hand column and headed by a relief cut (Reilly 1009) of the Boston Massacre, identified as one used by Isaiah Thomas in 1771. A typographically similar copy of the inscription was also printed in the March 5, 1772 issue of Thomas' Massachusetts spy
Dated from text of inscription: This day, March fifth! 1772 ..
Below title in the right hand column are thirty-two lines of verse reflecting public sentiment towards Ebenezer Richardson, who was convicted and later pardoned for the murder of Christopher Seider during one of the smaller riots which led to the Boston Massacre; first line: Awake my drowsy thoughts! Awake my muse!
Text in two columns; printed area, including mourning border, measures 44.0 x 24.7 cm
Evans 12302
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1606
Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 646
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 12302)
主題 Richardson, Ebenezer, 1722-1783
Seider, Christopher, 1759?-1770
Boston Massacre, 1770
Murder -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Broadsides. rbgenr
Poems -- 1772. rbgenr
Alt Title Americans! Bear in remembrance the horrid massacre!
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