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388                                        INDEX.
Battle of the Kegs, 209; sung in Wa&bington's army, 210; prose accounts of,
both whig and loyal, 214. Billings, William, first native writer of music in America; account of, 241. Boston Gazette—notice of, 35; Liberty Song published in, 35. Boston, Mass.—British took possession of in 1774, 21; Stamp Office destroyed
in, 20; Clergy and selectmen of, parade the streets after a crucifix, 201. Breed's Hill—notice of, 95; Epigram published shortly after the battle of, 9S. Britain—Lines addressed to, 168,
British Light Infantry, a Song, 204; Address of, to General Washington. 224. Bnrgoyne, John—Impromptu on the departure of, from England for America.
108; poetical version of the Proclamation of, 167 ; quotation from, 175; the
fate of, 1S5; overthrow of, 1S3, 191 ; anecdote concerning the surrender of,
194. Burke, Edmund—quotation from, 208. Burns, Bobert—A Fragment by, 380 ; his opinion of it, 384; Remarks on the
song,4i Banks of the Dee; " a quotation from, 80. Bushnell, David, inventor of the American torpedo, 209; notice of Ins inven­tions, 21G. Bute, Earl of— a boot, the emblem of, suspended to Liberty Tree, 1765, 20;
verses on, 32. Burrowing Yankees, 123; newspaper criticism on, 129. Castle Island, notice of, 54; song composed at, 51. Champe, Sergeant John, the adventure of, 322. Charleston, S. C.—Liberty tree consecrated at, 21; the reduction of in 1780;
song about, 293. Charlestown, Mass.—Liberty tree consecrated at, 21; tSe burning of, 95. Chester, a Hymn—sung by the New England soldiers in the Southern States,
241. Cider Tax—the repeal of, 27. Clinton, Sir Henry—Impromptu on the departure of, for America, 108; at the
attack on Suliivan*s Island, 133. Clinton, Sir Henry—Invitation to the Befugees, a song, 259. Colden, Cadwallader—Address to the New York Assembly, 1775, 74. Collinet and Phebe, a song, 112. Commons—Verses to the, 141.
Concord -Account of the battle at; Anecdote of, 94; Tuns upon the word, 93. Cornwallis, Lord—the campaign of, 3C1; anecdote of, 369 ; account of his sor-
render, 370 ; Epigram on, 370. Cow Chace, a song commemorating the attack of General Wayne upon the
Refugees'block-house, in 1730, 299; poetical endorsement on the original
manuscript, 315.






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