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Half-title: Poems on several occasions. Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint. Errors in paging noted in some copies: page 267 misnumbered 243, p. 330 misnumbered 320, p. 420 misnumbered 20, p. 427 misnumbered 407. Errors in paging not
Monmouth (N.J.) : Printed at the press of the author, at Mount-Pleasant, near Middletown-Point, M,DCC,XCV. : and of-- American independence--XIX. xv,,455,p. ; 8°