The Georges, a favorite new song, just arrived from London. On Lord Germain's promotion [electronic resource] : Tune---"Push about the jorum."
- [Boston] : [Printed by Ezekiel Russell] Sold by the printer's boy, [1786?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : portraits ; 34 x 20 cm
- Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785—Songs and music
- Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron, 1719-1792—Songs and music
- George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820—Songs and music
- General Monk (Ship)
- General Washington (Ship)
- Great Britain—History, Military—Poetry
- Great Britain—History, Naval—Poetry
- Related Titles:
- Push about the jorum (Tune)
- Song of forty-eight lines; first line: Of great and glorious names to speak.
Followed by a brief untitled poem "On the late royal sloop of war General Monk (formerly the [General] Washington);" first line: When the Washington ship by the English was beat.
Text in two columns; relief cut portrait at head of first column (Reilly 1575) is identified as having been used by Ezekiel Russell.
With, on verso: Tom Bolin: together with Collin and Phebe ... Sold [by Ezekiel Russell] at the office in Essex-Street, next Liberty Pole, 1786. (Bristol B6382).
Dated [ca. 1786] based on imprint date on verso; however, the content, describing events which occurred between 1780 and 1782, suggests that this side of the sheet was probably printed first.
Printed area measures 31.5 x 18.9 cm.
Not listed in Charles Evans' American bibliography (Chicago : Blakely Press, 1903-1959) or in Roger Bristol's Supplement to Charles Evans' American bibliography (Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 1970).
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- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 49767).
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