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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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John Leacock; Samuel Adams
|Notes:||The events preceding the American Revolution, related in mock-Biblical style.
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 Congress."--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. Published Jan. 1775; cf. Evans.
|Description:||1 online resource (pages , 36-46)|