AMERICAN TAXATION [caption title]. Peter ST. JOHN, Samuel ST. JOHN, variously attributed.

AMERICAN TAXATION [caption title]

[Boston, MA]: Sold wholesale and retail, by Leonard Deming, at the Sign of the Barber's Pole, no. 61, Hanover Street, Boston, and Middlebury, Vt. [1837-1840]. Broadside. 26 x 19.5 cm. Poem, printed in double columns under the title in thirty-six stanzas, concerning the taxes imposed by Great Britain on the American colonies and the subsequent revolution. At the head of the first column is a round woodcut vignette of a soldier leading a marching platoon past a tree followed by "Go on, my hardy Soldiers, you need not fear of ill." First line: "While I relate my story, Americans give ear." Text enclosed in decorative border, toned, uneven margin. According to the electrostatic copy listing at AAS, Leonard Deming was at this address between 1837-1840. Item #66124

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