ON THE / DEATH OF DANIEL WEBSTER! / Written for Governor Everett and Dedicated to Ex-Mayor Bigelow [caption title followed by a tribute in verse, in two columns separated by a thin double-rule, the whole enclosed within a bold black rule].

Boston, (MA): Hollis & Gunn, nd [1852]. Broadside, 9 ¾ x 7 ¾ inches, printed on blue paper. A Canadian poet from Toronto, Lidstone published a similar verse tribute to Henry Clay (printed in Buffalo, N.Y.), another prominent American who died in 1852. First line: “Suspended be the music of the spheres”; last line: “Tears flow fast, and I can write no more.” OCLC locates one copy (Massachusetts Historical Society). Folded (rubbed; foxing, heavy in upper corner). Item #65840

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