A poem on the late distress of the town of Boston. : With some remarks on the sudden flight of the ministerial troops, after plundering and destroying the property of the worthy inhabitants, they left the town in the greatest confusion imaginable, not allowing themselves time to take with them great part of their warlike stores, in short they fled like murderer's pursued by the hand of Justice.

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Author / Creator:Rich, Elisha, 1740-1804?.
Imprint:Chelmsford [Mass.] : Printed and sold at N. Coverly's printing-office where may be had, verses by the groze or dozen, M,DCCLXXVI [1776]
Description:1 sheet : ill. (relief cut) ; 39 x 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:American Revolution (1775-1783)
Siege of Boston (Massachusetts : 1775-1776)
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Poetry.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry.
Massachusetts -- Boston.
United States.
Single sheet verse.
Broadsides.
Poems -- 1776.
History.
Poetry.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10287406
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Other authors / contributors:Coverly, Nathaniel, 1744?-1816, printer.
Notes:Verse in forty-five stanzas; first line: Come shout Americans with joy.
Author from last line: Thy friend E.R. [i.e., Elisha Rich] hath his request.
Relief cut at head (Reilly 1134) was also used to illustrate Rich's Poetical remarks upon the fight at the Boston light-house .., Chelmsford, Mass., N. Coverly, 1775.
Text in three columns; printed area measures 38.0 x 21.9 cm.
Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library.
Evans, 15061
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2037
Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 326
English Short Title Catalog, W33686.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.