Songs & Ballads Of the American Revolution

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Stamp Act—arrival of the news of the passage of, 16 ; repealed, 22.
Stamp Office destroyed at Boston, 20.
Sullivan, General—a song sung before, at Portsmouth, N. II., after the battle of
Trenton, 165; at Rhode Island, 231. Sullivan's Island—its situation ; account of attack upon, 137. Tar and feathers, the application of, to refractory loyalists, 202. Taxation of America, 1TG5, 1. Tea-proceedings relative to the importation of, 55; people of Boston resolve
not to import, 48; destroyed at Boston, 56 ; song about its destruction, 5G ;
anecdote relating to the destruction of, 5S; Virginia Banishing, ;*9; a
" blasted herb, " 62 ; anecdote of the use of, 61. Tea-Table, a lady's adieu to her, 5S.
Thachers Military Journal-quotations from, 73, 195, 209, 217. Thanksgiving Hymn, 1783, 376. The Blasted Herb, 62. The Gamester, a new song, 191.
The Gentle Shepherd, 27; nickname of George Grenville, 2S. The Halcyon Days of Old England, a song, 201 ; attributed to Arthur Lee, 202. The Heads, or the year 1776, 153.
The Old Man's Song on the public spirit of the women, 206. The Old Woman taught Wisdom, or the world turned upside down, 33. The Prophetic Egg—account of; lines upon, 160. The Kebeis, a song, by Capt. Smyth, of the Queen's Eangers, 196. The Recess, a song, 278; criticism on, 280. The Soldier at Home, a song, 347.
The Times, a song. 1776, 109; additional stanza, published in 1777, 111. Trenton, Battle of, 150. Tudor's Life of Otis—quotation from, 21. Twitcher, Jemmy—nickname of Lord Sandwich, 31. Upham, Colonel—quotation from a letter from, to Governor Franklin, of New
Jersey, 350. Verses, copied from a diary kept during the Revolution, 208. Verses, suspended on Liberty tree, in 1766, 32.
Virginia—the people of, resist the acts of Parliament, 6S; a specimen of " cow­ardice r from, 143. Virginia Gazette—quotation from, 94. Volunteer Boys, a song—origin of, 285. War Song printed at Portsmouth, N. II., in 1776, 115. Washington, George— appointed commander-in-chief of the troops raised for
the defence of the United Colonies; joins the army at Cambridge, 1775;

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