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The Resource The monster of monsters: : a true and faithful narrative of a most remarkable phaenomenon lately seen in this metropolis; to the great surprize and terror of His Majesty's good subjects: humbly dedicated to all the virtuosi of New-England., By Thomas Thumb, Esq. ; [One line in Latin ; five lines from Milton], (electronic resource)

The monster of monsters: : a true and faithful narrative of a most remarkable phaenomenon lately seen in this metropolis; to the great surprize and terror of His Majesty's good subjects: humbly dedicated to all the virtuosi of New-England., By Thomas Thumb, Esq. ; [One line in Latin ; five lines from Milton], (electronic resource)

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The monster of monsters: : a true and faithful narrative of a most remarkable phaenomenon lately seen in this metropolis; to the great surprize and terror of His Majesty's good subjects: humbly dedicated to all the virtuosi of New-England.
Title
The monster of monsters:
Title remainder
a true and faithful narrative of a most remarkable phaenomenon lately seen in this metropolis; to the great surprize and terror of His Majesty's good subjects: humbly dedicated to all the virtuosi of New-England.
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By Thomas Thumb, Esq. ; [One line in Latin ; five lines from Milton]
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Language
eng
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Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
7332
Citation source
Evans
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Thumb, Thomas
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1729-approximately 1803
  • 1734-1778
  • 1720-1766
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Waterhouse, Samuel
  • Church, Benjamin
  • Brandon, Benjamin
  • Mayhew, Jonathan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcoholic beverage industry
  • Massachusetts
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The monster of monsters: : a true and faithful narrative of a most remarkable phaenomenon lately seen in this metropolis; to the great surprize and terror of His Majesty's good subjects: humbly dedicated to all the virtuosi of New-England., By Thomas Thumb, Esq. ; [One line in Latin ; five lines from Milton], (electronic resource)
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http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/7332
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Publication
Note
  • A satire arising from a bill debated in the Massachusetts General Court for laying an excise on wine and spirituous liquors retailed and consumed within the province. It was ordered by the General Court to be burnt by the common hangman
  • "Samuel Waterhouse is supposed to be the author, as it is known he made use of the same pseudonym in 1760. It has also been attributed to Benjamin Church (1734-1778). In the copy in the possession of the Boston Athenaeum is written in contemporary handwriting: The supposed authors Benj. Brandon & Rev.d Dr. [Jonathan] Mayhew."--Evans. The attribution to Church is rejected in Sibley's Harvard graduates
  • Printed by Zechariah Fowle. Fowle's brother Daniel was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the publication of the work. Cf. Thomas, Isaiah. The history of printing in America, 1970, p. 126-132
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file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
18 cm. (8vo)
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unknown
Extent
24 p.
File format
multiple file formats
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electronic
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lossless
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absent
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access
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Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • 2063703-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2063703
  • (Sirsi) aas03017096
  • MAAR8106243901B
  • 329297
  • (OCoLC)62821138
Label
The monster of monsters: : a true and faithful narrative of a most remarkable phaenomenon lately seen in this metropolis; to the great surprize and terror of His Majesty's good subjects: humbly dedicated to all the virtuosi of New-England., By Thomas Thumb, Esq. ; [One line in Latin ; five lines from Milton], (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/7332
Publication
Note
  • A satire arising from a bill debated in the Massachusetts General Court for laying an excise on wine and spirituous liquors retailed and consumed within the province. It was ordered by the General Court to be burnt by the common hangman
  • "Samuel Waterhouse is supposed to be the author, as it is known he made use of the same pseudonym in 1760. It has also been attributed to Benjamin Church (1734-1778). In the copy in the possession of the Boston Athenaeum is written in contemporary handwriting: The supposed authors Benj. Brandon & Rev.d Dr. [Jonathan] Mayhew."--Evans. The attribution to Church is rejected in Sibley's Harvard graduates
  • Printed by Zechariah Fowle. Fowle's brother Daniel was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the publication of the work. Cf. Thomas, Isaiah. The history of printing in America, 1970, p. 126-132
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
18 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
24 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2063703-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2063703
  • (Sirsi) aas03017096
  • MAAR8106243901B
  • 329297
  • (OCoLC)62821138

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