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The first book of the American chronicles of the times. Chap. III.

Author: John Leacock; Samuel Adams
Publisher: [Boston] : Sold by Edes and Gill, in Queen-Street., [1775]
Series: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 42817.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Parodies, imitations, etc
Satires
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Leacock; Samuel Adams
OCLC Number: 55840601
Notes: The events preceding the American Revolution, related in mock-Biblical style.
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By John Leacock. Leacock's play, "The fall of British tyranny," was advertised in the Constitutional gazette, July 3, 1776, as "by the author of the American chronicles of the times." Cf. Carla Mulford's Introduction to "John Leacock's The first book of the American chronicles of the times, 1774-1775" (Newark : University of Delaware Press, 1987).
" ... said to be wrote by that great patriot ... S----l A---s [i.e. Samuel Adams], Esquire, a member for this province in the Grand American Continental Congrsss."--An advertisement for the work in: The Wonder of wonders ... 2nd ed., Salem, Mass. : E. Russell, 1775. A portrait of Adams appears on the title page of Russell's edition of the work (Salem, 1774).
Imprint from colophon. Date of publication supplied by Bristol.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42817).
Description: pages [17]-24 ; 20 cm (12mo)
Series Title: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 42817.
Other Titles: American chronicles of the times.

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