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An elegy on the departure of General George Washington 1 edition

An elegy on the departure of General George Washington
Solomon Howe


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An elegy on the departure of General George Washington.

Published 1800 by Sold by E. Larkin, Cornhill, Boston. in [Boston] .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Verse in twenty numbered stanzas; first line: The Christian hero sinks to rest. Signed and dated: S. Howe. Greenwich, (Mass.) Feb. 22, 1800.

At head of title: Honoribus laureatus; fletusque omnibus.

Text in two columns on left half of sheet. On right half of sheet, possibly intended to be separated, are two poems, in two columns: The divine law, signed and dated S. Howe. Greenwich, (Mass.) March, 1800; and The beautiful infant, presumably also by S. Howe.

Printed area of entire sheet measures 30.0 x 44.9 cm.

Evans 37659.

Evans 37658.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 37659; 37658)

Early American imprints -- no. 37659., Early American imprints -- no. 37658.
Other Titles
Honoribus laureatus; fletusque omnibus., Christian hero sinks to rest.

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1 sheet ([1] p.)

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