The death of General Montgomery, : at the siege of Quebec. A tragedy. With an ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania militia, and the small band of regular continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January, 1777, and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware. By the author of a dramatic piece on the battle of Bunker's-Hill. To which are added, elegiac pieces, commemorative of distinguished characters. [Two lines from Pitt's Virgil].

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Author / Creator:Brackenridge, H. H. (Hugh Henry), 1748-1816.
Imprint:Philadelphia : Printed and sold by Robert Bell, in Third-Street, next door to St. Paul's Church, M,DCC,LXXVII. [1777]
Description:79,[5]p., [1]leaf of plates : ill., ; 8⁰.
Subject:Montgomery, Richard, -- 1738-1775.
Montgomery, Richard, -- 1738-1775
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Siege of Québec (Québec : 1775-1776)
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.
Québec (Québec) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Drama.
Québec -- Québec.
United States.
Plays -- 1777.
Poems -- 1777.
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Other uniform titles:Parke, John, 1754-1789.
Parke, John, 1754-1789.
Bell, Robert, 1732?-1784,
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800,
Norman, John, 1748?-1817,
N. G.,
Whitehead, William, 1715-1785. Ode for the New-Year, 1776.
Other authors / contributors:Riviere & Son, binder.
Notes:Attributed to Hugh Henry Brackenridge in the Dictionary of American biography.
Prologue, p. [82-83], by signed: J.P. [i.e., John Parke?].
Frontispiece signed: N.G. inv. Norman, sc.
Dedicated to Thomas Mifflin.
Three states noted in BAL, which see. For further discussion of this work see: Blanck, Jacob. "Brackenridge's Death of General Montgomery." Harvard Library Bulletin VII (1953): 357-361.
Two states of the frontispiece noted. In one, the area at lower left is blank, and there is a small white cloud above the ghost of General Wolfe. In the other, the area at lower left has a brickwork pattern, and the cloud has been removed.
Error in paging: p. 78 misnumbered 68.
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Evans, 15248
BAL, 1296
Hill, F. P. Amer. plays, 23
English Short Title Catalog, W19382.
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