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TO RHODE ISLAND.
1778.
This humorous ballad commemorates the attempt made upon Rhode Island, by the combined forces of Count D'Estaing, with the French fleet, and General Sullivan, in command of the American forces, during the month of August, 1778-
EXPEDITION TO RHODE ISLAND.
From Lewis, Monsieur Gerard came,1 To Congress in this town, sir,
They bow'd to him, and he to them, And then they all sat down, sir.






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