The Resource Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! : A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says, "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together with about 80 people, with the Governor Smith ..." Later accounts say, 160 skull bones have been found, (electronic resource)

Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! : A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says, "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together with about 80 people, with the Governor Smith ..." Later accounts say, 160 skull bones have been found, (electronic resource)

Label
Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! : A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says, "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together with about 80 people, with the Governor Smith ..." Later accounts say, 160 skull bones have been found
Title
Theatre on fire. Awful calamity!
Title remainder
A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says, "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together with about 80 people, with the Governor Smith ..." Later accounts say, 160 skull bones have been found
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 21477
  • 266
Citation source
  • Shaw & Shoemaker
  • Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richmond Theater (Richmond, Va.)
  • Theaters
  • Fires
  • Richmond (Va.)
Label
Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! : A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says, "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together with about 80 people, with the Governor Smith ..." Later accounts say, 160 skull bones have been found, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/21477
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • Verse in fourteen stanzas concerning the fire at the theater in Richmond on Dec. 26, 1811; first lines: Oh! what a painful, dreadful task, which we are call'd to pen
  • American Antiquarian Society copy bound in the Isaiah Thomas collection of broadside ballads, v. I, no. 110, "purchased from a ballad printer and seller in Boston" and presented to the society in August 1814
  • Text in two columns; printed area, including mourning border, measures 22.8 x 18.0 cm
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000367757
Dimensions
27 x 22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (relief cut)
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000367757
Label
Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! : A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says, "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together with about 80 people, with the Governor Smith ..." Later accounts say, 160 skull bones have been found, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/21477
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • Verse in fourteen stanzas concerning the fire at the theater in Richmond on Dec. 26, 1811; first lines: Oh! what a painful, dreadful task, which we are call'd to pen
  • American Antiquarian Society copy bound in the Isaiah Thomas collection of broadside ballads, v. I, no. 110, "purchased from a ballad printer and seller in Boston" and presented to the society in August 1814
  • Text in two columns; printed area, including mourning border, measures 22.8 x 18.0 cm
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000367757
Dimensions
27 x 22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (relief cut)
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000367757

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