|Creator:||Viets, Dan, 1751-|
September, MDCCLXXIX 
Printed for Dan Viets
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An apparently unrecorded eighteenth century American verse broadside. The poem recounts the tragic tale of a young merchant who falls in love with Lucretia, becomes engaged to her, then sails away to make his fortune. The text is surrounded by printer’s ornaments of four-petaled flowers, suns, and rosettes, including those used by Samuel and Thomas Green who were printing in partnership in New Haven, 1769-97.
36 x 24 cm.
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|Curatorial Area:||Beinecke Library|
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