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A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq; commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wharton, Charles Henry, 1748-1833.
Other Authors: Bell, John., Brunton, Richard, d. 1832, (Engraver)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: [Providence] : London, printed: Providence (Rhode Island) re-printed and sold by Bennett Wheeler, at his office on the west side of the Great Bridge., M,DCC,LXXXI. [1781]
Series:Early American imprints. no. 17436.
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Online Access:Evans Digital Edition
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100 1 |a Wharton, Charles Henry,  |d 1748-1833. 
245 1 2 |a A poetical epistle to His Excellency George Washington, Esq; commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America.  |h [electronic resource] /  |c From an inhabitant of the state of Maryland. ; To which is annexed, a short sketch of General Washington's life and character. ; [Eight lines of quotations] 
260 |a [Providence] :  |b London, printed: Providence (Rhode Island) re-printed and sold by Bennett Wheeler, at his office on the west side of the Great Bridge.,  |c M,DCC,LXXXI. [1781] 
300 |a iv, [1], 6-24 p., [1] leaf of plates :  |b 1 port. ;  |c 24 cm. (4to) 
506 |a Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons. 
500 |a Attributed to Wharton in the Dictionary of American biography. The "short sketch," attributed to John Bell of Maryland in the DAB article on Wharton, is the first attempt at a life of Washington. 
500 |a First edition (Evans 16677) published at Annapolis in 1779. The London edition was published the following year to raise money for the support of American prisoners of war in England. Cf. the "Advertisement to the London edition," p. [iii]-iv. 
500 |a Frontispiece portrait of Washington engraved by Richard Brunton. 
510 4 |a Evans  |c 17436 
510 4 |a Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry,  |c 421 
510 4 |a Alden, J.E. Rhode Island,  |c 899 
510 4 |a Parsons, W. Catholic Americana,  |c 40 
530 |a Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series. 
533 |a Electronic text and image data.  |b [Chester, Vt. :  |c Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc.,  |d 2002-2004.  |e Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text.  |f (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 17436). 
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830 0 |a Early American imprints.  |n First series ;  |v no. 17436. 
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