A Poem; Sacred to the Memory of George Washington, late President of the United States, and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States. Adapted to the 22nd of Feb. 1800.

hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1800.

Price: $200.00

About the item

First edition, first issue, before the lines "In swelling phrase and terms unmeaning veils | Her hellish plots, her dark designs conceals' were censored from p. 20. 23 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Srtabbed as issues, uncut, some soiling, else very good. Evans 36806; Wegelin 846; Dictionary of American Biography Volume I 229; Trumbull 265; ESTC W28907.

Item #215397

One of the founding and most talented members of the Hartford Wits and of the famous Alsop family, and an often reprinted memorial poem to Washington, dedicated to Martha Washington.