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Revolutionary Era broadsides, 1775-1783
Fleet, Thomas, 1732-1797Fleet, John, 1734-1806
A Song. Composed by the British butchers, after the fight at Bunker-Hill on the 17th of June 1775.
Sold [by Thomas and John Fleet] at the Bible and Heart in Cornhill, Boston
[between 1775 and 1798]
1 sheet ( p.) ; 30 x 19 cm
Verse of twelve stanzas; first line: It was on the seventeenth by break of day, the Yankees did surprize us. Thomas and John Fleet printed at the sign of the Bible and Heart from 1776 to 1797. New-York Historical copy damaged along creases, with slight loss of text. References: Bristol B4118; Shipton & Mooney 42941; Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1930; Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 779.
Broadsides -- SY1775 no.42
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Songs and music
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