The death of General Montgomery 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]

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brackenridge, Hugh Henry
Corporate Author: Riviere & Son
Other Authors: Bell, Robert (Printer), Mifflin, Thomas, Norman, John
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia Printed and sold by Robert Bell, in Third-Street, next door to St. Paul's Church 1777, M,DCC,LXXVII. [1777]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Attributed to Hugh Henry Brackenridge in the Dictionary of American biography. - BAL, 1296. - Dedicated to Thomas Mifflin. - English Short Title Catalog, W19382. - Error in paging: p. 78 misnumbered 68. - Evans, 15248. - Frontispiece signed: N.G. inv. Norman, sc. - Hill, F. P. Amer. plays, 23. - Prologue, p. [82-83], by signed: J.P. [i.e., John Parke?]. - Reproduction of original from Library of Congress. - 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
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (79,[5]p., [1]leaf of plates) ill 8°