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The death of General Montgomery, [electronic resource] : at the siege of Quebec. A tragedy. With an ode, in honour of the Pennsylvania militia, and the small band of regular continental troops, who sustained the campaign, in the depth of winter, January, 1777, and repulsed the British forces from the banks of the Delaware. By the author of a dramatic piece on the battle of Bunker's-Hill. To which are added, elegiac pieces, commemorative of distinguished characters. [Two lines from Pitt's Virgil]
Bib ID 4894889
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Brackenridge, H. H. (Hugh Henry), 1748-1816
 
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Description Philadelphia : Printed and sold by Robert Bell, in Third-Street, next door to St. Paul's Church, M,DCC,LXXVII. [1777] 
79,[5]p., [1]leaf of plates : ill., ; 8⁰. 
Notes

Attributed to Hugh Henry Brackenridge in the Dictionary of American biography.

Dedicated to Thomas Mifflin.

Error in paging: p. 78 misnumbered 68.

Frontispiece signed: N.G. inv. Norman, sc.

Prologue, p. [82-83], by signed: J.P. [i.e., John Parke?].

Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.

Signatures: pi⁴ A-I⁴ [K]²

Three states noted in BAL, which see. For further discussion of this work see: Blanck, Jacob. "Brackenridge's Death of General Montgomery." Harvard Library Bulletin VII (1953): 357-361.

Two states of the frontispiece noted. In one, the area at lower left is blank, and there is a small white cloud above the ghost of General Wolfe. In the other, the area at lower left has a brickwork pattern, and the cloud has been removed.

Cited In

BAL, 1296

English Short Title Catalog, W19382.

Evans, 15248

Hill, F. P. Amer. plays, 23

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. 
Subjects Montgomery, Richard, 1738-1775.  |  Québec (Québec) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Drama.  |  United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.
Form/genre Plays  |  Poems  |  Songs.
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other authors/contributors N. G., ill  |  Bell, Robert, 1732?-1784, printer  |  Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800, dedicatee  |  Norman, John, 1748?-1817, engraver  |  Parke, John, 1754-1789  |  Parke, John, 1754-1789, Author  |  Whitehead, William, 1715-1785. Ode for the New-Year, 1776  |  Riviere & Son, binder

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