Songs & Ballads Of the American Revolution

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Credulity—extract from a letter written a short time after the battle of Tren­ton, 1G2.
Dance, the—commemorating the campaign of Lord Cornwallis, 363.
Dartmouth, Ship—arrives at Boston with a cargo of tea, 55.
Dartmouth, Earl of, anecdote of, 105.
Daughters of Liberty hold a meeting at Boston, 50.
Dearborn, Benjamin, notice of—verses composed by, 117.
De Betz, Cardinal—notice of, 35.
D'Estaing, Count—at Ehode Island, 231; censured for the conduct of the French fleet, 177S, 235; at Savannah in 1779, 269.
Dickinson, John—notice of, 39.
Dorchester Heights—Americans take possession of, 125.
Dunmore, Earl of—notice of, 69.
Dutch Song, written at the Hague, 1779, 281.
Elliott, Bernard—notice of, 230.
Epigrams—on the battle of Breed's Hill, 98: on the Hessian standards taken at Trenton, 152.
Epilogue, the^-remarks on, 220, 223.
Erskine, Sir William—notice of, 216.
Etiquette, the—a song, 265.
Extempore, published in 1779, 264.
Fish and Tea—a new song to an old tune, 106.
Franklin, William—Address to the Legislature of New Jersey, 1T75, 74.
Freeman's Journal—notice of, 140; quotations from, 125,129,134.
French, Dr., of Rockingham, Vermont, notice of, 2S3.
French, Jonathan, of Andover, Mass., notice of, 2SS.
Freneau, Philip—notice of, 249.
Gadsden, Christopher—an affair of honor with General Robert Howe, 226; notice of, 230.
Gage, Thomas—appointed governor of Massachusetts; issues a proclamation ; poetical version of it, 65; notice of, 63.
Garrick, David, composer of the song " Hearts of Oak,11 47.
George the Third's Soliloquy, by Philip Freneau, 1779, 249.
Gerard M.—Account of his reception by the Continental Congress, in 1778, as Minister from France, 231—Rivington's remarks upon the ceremony, 235.
Glass—The people of Boston resolve not to import, 43.
Greene, General, at Rhode Island in 1773, 235.
Grenville, George—quotation from his speech ; acquires the nickname of " Gen­tle Shepherd," 27, 2S; verses on, 32.
Hale, Nathan—account of the capture and death of, 130; notice of, 133; quota­tion in reference to, 134.

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