Songs & Ballads Of The Maine Lumberjacks

A Collection Of Traditional & Folk Songs of the area with Lyrics & Commentaries -online book

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10     Grant us free trade and commerce;
don't impress our men, Give up all claims to Canada,
then we'll make peace again; Then, England, we'll respect you,
and treat you as a friend; Respect our flag and citizens,
then all these wars will end.
11      Our Ro[d]gers, in the President,
will burn, sink, and destroy, The Congress on the Brazil coast
your commerce will annoy, The Essex on the South Sea,
will put out all your lights, The flag she wears at her mast head,
"Free Trade and Sailors' Rights!!!99

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