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The Resource The rush-light, by Peter Porcupine [pseud.]

The rush-light, by Peter Porcupine [pseud.]

Label
The rush-light
Title
The rush-light
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Porcupine [pseud.]
Title variation
Republican rush-light
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
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1763-1835
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cobbett, William
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WZ 270
NLM item number
C654r 1800
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  • Rush, Benjamin
  • Politics
  • Politics
Label
The rush-light, by Peter Porcupine [pseud.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 'Peter Porcupine' = William Cobbett
  • Vol. 1, no. 1-6; v. 2, no. 1. Semimonthly, 15 Feb.-31 Mar. 1800; irregular, 30 Apr.-30 Aug. 1800
  • Essays denouncing the new American republic, its founders and its government. Issue no. 6 ends with a letter addressed "To the people of the United States of America, " signed: William Cobbett, and dated at end: London, August 30, 1800
  • Evans 37198 (No. 1-5, with note that no. 6-7 were probably printed in England)
  • No. 1-2 have cover title with contents and imprint (in no. 1, New Yokk [sic] the remainder caption title only
  • No. 7 (v. 2, no. 1, undated) has title: The Republican Rush-Light
  • According to L. H. Butterfield, ed., Letters of Benjamin Rush, p. 1217n, no. 6 was printed in London and no. 7 is "a lame imitation of Cobbett from the opposite political camp ... published in the United States after the election of 1800."
Control code
000089770
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
1 v.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 89770
  • 89819
  • ocm14858646
Label
The rush-light, by Peter Porcupine [pseud.]
Publication
Note
  • 'Peter Porcupine' = William Cobbett
  • Vol. 1, no. 1-6; v. 2, no. 1. Semimonthly, 15 Feb.-31 Mar. 1800; irregular, 30 Apr.-30 Aug. 1800
  • Essays denouncing the new American republic, its founders and its government. Issue no. 6 ends with a letter addressed "To the people of the United States of America, " signed: William Cobbett, and dated at end: London, August 30, 1800
  • Evans 37198 (No. 1-5, with note that no. 6-7 were probably printed in England)
  • No. 1-2 have cover title with contents and imprint (in no. 1, New Yokk [sic] the remainder caption title only
  • No. 7 (v. 2, no. 1, undated) has title: The Republican Rush-Light
  • According to L. H. Butterfield, ed., Letters of Benjamin Rush, p. 1217n, no. 6 was printed in London and no. 7 is "a lame imitation of Cobbett from the opposite political camp ... published in the United States after the election of 1800."
Control code
000089770
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
1 v.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 89770
  • 89819
  • ocm14858646

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