July 11, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
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War of 1812-Era Poem and Concert Broadside Featuring the "Battle of New Orleans"

Lot of 2, including 5.875 x 8.125 clipped page featuring the War of 1812-inspired poem "Yankee Management; / Or,....A Lesson for John Bull;" and 7.125 x 11.75 in. printed broadside announcing a concert given by "Messrs. Gilles and Mr. Etienne," during which the "Battle of New Orleans" will be "executed on the Piano Forte, / with Accompaniments of all the Military / Orchestra." Verso with ink inscription reading, "Messrs. Gilles & Etienne's / Concert - / Autumn 1816."

A few verses from the Yankee Management poem include: "You Parliament of England, / You Lords and Commons too, / Consider what you are about, / And what you mean to do. / You are now at war with Yankees, / I'm sure you'll rue the day, / You roused the sons of liberty, / In North America;" "The next your Indian allies, / You stil'd them by that name; / Until they turned their tomahawks, / Then your savages became, / By your mean insinuation, / They despised from their hearts; / And joined those sons of liberty, / Who acted well their parts;" and "Go tell your King and Parliament, / By all the world is known, / That British force by sea and land, / By Yankees are o'erthrown."

Condition:

Poem with surface soil, spotting, discoloration, a few pinholes to lower left corner, and some ripping/tearing along upper edge.

Broadside with light surface soil, horizontal creases, some ink bleeding, and some rips and tears along creases/edges.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$163
07/11/2019

 

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