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Devastation by the "King of Terrours," in the family of Mr. Jeremiah Sandborn, &c. of Sandbornton, in the year 1798, &c 1 edition

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James Cate

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Devastation by the "King of Terrours," in the family of Mr. Jeremiah Sandborn, &c. of Sandbornton, in the year 1798, &c.
By James Cate.

Published 1799 by Printed by J.L. [i.e., John Lamson] for the author. in [Exeter, N.H.] .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Poem in 43 numbered stanzas; first line: As I lay slumbering on my bed. Signed: To Mr. Jeremiah Sandborn. From your affectionate friend, James Cate. February 12, 1799.

"The number of deaths in Sandbornton, in the year 1798, (within 12 months) is 35--twenty-five adults, & ten children; 19 of this number were women--six of whom left infants. Among the many inflicted families, I shall mention one in particular, viz. Mr. Jeremiah Sandborn's;--he buried his wife, his sister (the widow Anna Coley) and his daughter, all of whom died of a fever. ..."

Text in four columns, preceded by three woodcut coffins.

READEX NOTE: A facsimile edition published at New Haven in 1909 is reproduced in place of the original.

Evans 35286.

Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 61.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 35286)

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Early American imprints -- no. 35286.
Other Titles
As I lay slumbering on my bed.

The Physical Object

Format
Microform
Pagination
1 sheet ([1] p.)

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL14612481M

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