New Year's Anthem, for 1808 (9 quatrains) appearing on p.4, first column of The Columbian Centinel. No. 2,487.

Boston: Januray 30, 1808.

4 pp. 1 vols. folio. With some lose at inner margin, not affecting poem Item #248219

Michael Fortune was a negro poet and his poem appears here directly below a notice thta the Slave Trade ceased in Great Britain and in the U.S.A. on 1/1/ 1808 and it is noted "The following anthem, written by a black, on the occasion, was sung in the African Episcopal Churc of St. Thomas, Philad."

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