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The following lines were composed on the melancholly state of the family of Mr. Benjamin Sandborn, of Sandbornton 1 edition

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James Cate

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The following lines were composed on the melancholly state of the family of Mr. Benjamin Sandborn, of Sandbornton
who departed this life October 20, 1794, in the 49th year of his age;--he was seized with a nervous fever, continued twenty-one days, and during the whole time was deprived of reason:--he left a widow and fourteen children, to lament the loss of a kind husband and indulgent father.--Now take a view of his wife and children.

Published 1795 by Printed by Samuel Bragg, Jun. in [Dover, N.H .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Contains verses on the deaths of Benjamin, Hugh, Ebenezer, and Lucy Sandborn, and "An acknowledgement of God's goodness in creation, preservation, redemption, and resignation to death; and hopes of a glorious resurrection and ascension up to glory." First line: She by his bed-side then did stand.

Attributed to James Cate by Evans. Cate published additional verses on the subject ("Devastation by the 'King of Terrours' in the family of Mr. Jeremiah Sandborn, &c. of Sandbornton, in the year 1798, &c."; Evans 35286) in 1799.

Imprint supplied by Evans.

Printed in four columns, with woodcut coffins at head of title and preceding the verses on each of the four Sandborns.

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

Evans 28399.

Bristol B9100.

Shipton & Mooney 47424.

Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 62.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 28399; 47424)

Series
Early American imprints -- no. 28399., Early American imprints -- no. 47424.
Other Titles
She by his bed-side then did stand.

The Physical Object

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

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL14612478M

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