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A short and brief account of the shipwreck of Cap. Joshua Winslow 1 edition

A short and brief account of the shipwreck of Cap. Joshua Winslow
Jonas Clark

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A short and brief account of the shipwreck of Cap. Joshua Winslow
who was overset on Carolina coast ... on the 23d day of July, 1788.

Published 1795 by s.n. in [Boston? .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Verse in 116 lines printed in three columns on left half of sheet; first line: Twas on November the tenth day.

At end: These lines were describ'd and pend [sic] by Jonas Clark the captains [sic] friend, who was on board when the tempests blew, and one of the surviving crew. Bristol and NUC pre-56 attribute to Jonas Clark, 1730-1805, but there is no evidence to suggest that the Lexington, Mass., minister was ever at sea.

On right half of sheet, possibly intended to be separated, are Farewell hymn; on the death of Miss Polly Gould (first line: Give ear to me ye sons of men!) and On the death of Uriah Brown (first line: Assist my muse or help my skill)

Place of publication suggested by Bristol. Dated [1795?] based on textual evidence of Uriah Brown's death in that year.

Relief cut of eight coffins (the first marked J W) at head of first title; printed area measures 21.2 x 41.8 cm.

Bristol B6684.

Shipton & Mooney 45242.

Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2522.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 45242)

Series
Early American imprints -- no. 45242.
Other Titles
Polly Goold. Farewell hymn; on the death of Miss Polly Gould., On the death of Uriah Brown., Twas on November the tenth day., Give ear to me ye sons of men!, Assist my muse or help my skill.

The Physical Object

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

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL14609174M

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