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The Resource Upon the drying up that ancient river, the river Merrymak, (electronic resource)

Upon the drying up that ancient river, the river Merrymak, (electronic resource)

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Upon the drying up that ancient river, the river Merrymak
Title
Upon the drying up that ancient river, the river Merrymak
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Genre
Language
eng
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Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B613
  • 39752
  • 480
  • 137
  • 357
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Ford, W.C. Broadsides
  • Johnson, H.A. New London
  • Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry
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1652-1730
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Sewall, Samuel
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1681-1747
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Winthrop, John
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  • Rivers
  • Rivers
  • Merrimack River (N.H. and Mass.)
  • Quinebaug River (Mass. and Conn.)
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Upon the drying up that ancient river, the river Merrymak, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Verse of thirty-six lines, signed: January 15. 1719,20. S.S. [i.e., Samuel Sewall]. First line: Long did Euphrates make us glad
  • Followed by a second poem, entitled "Connecticut's flood, on Merrymak's ebb," signed: "Extempore, March 10, 1720,21. Anthropos." First line: And is old Merrymak come to an end?
  • "Connecticut's flood, on Merrymak's ebb" is attributed to John Winthrop of New London by M. Halsey Thomas in The diary of Samuel Sewall, New York, 1973, v. 2, p. 1100-1101
  • Imprint suggested by Johnson. According to Sewall's diary, an earlier edition of the first poem was printed Feb. 8, 1720/21. No copy is known
  • The two poems are printed side by side on the sheet; possibly intended to be separated
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03006603
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Upon the drying up that ancient river, the river Merrymak, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Verse of thirty-six lines, signed: January 15. 1719,20. S.S. [i.e., Samuel Sewall]. First line: Long did Euphrates make us glad
  • Followed by a second poem, entitled "Connecticut's flood, on Merrymak's ebb," signed: "Extempore, March 10, 1720,21. Anthropos." First line: And is old Merrymak come to an end?
  • "Connecticut's flood, on Merrymak's ebb" is attributed to John Winthrop of New London by M. Halsey Thomas in The diary of Samuel Sewall, New York, 1973, v. 2, p. 1100-1101
  • Imprint suggested by Johnson. According to Sewall's diary, an earlier edition of the first poem was printed Feb. 8, 1720/21. No copy is known
  • The two poems are printed side by side on the sheet; possibly intended to be separated
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03006603
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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