The penitential tyrant, or, Slave trader reformed : a pathetic poem, in four cantos

Title
The penitential tyrant, or, Slave trader reformed : a pathetic poem, in four cantos / by Thomas Branagan.
Author
Branagan, Thomas, 1774-1843.
Publication
New-York : Printed and sold by Samuel Wood, no. 362, Pearl-Street, 1807.
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Description
xii, 290, [10] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill.; 15 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
  • Penitential tyrant
  • Slave trader reformed
Genre/Form
  • Juvenile literature – 1807.
  • Poems – 1807.
  • Subscription publications.
Note
  • An earlier edition has subtitle, "A juvenile poem." Probably intended for older children and young adults.
  • Frontispiece signed: Barralet del. Edwin sc.
  • Wood engraving, p. 274, signed: A [i.e., Alexander Anderson].
  • List of subscribers, p. [1]-[9] at end; advertisement, p. [10] at end.
Indexed In (note)
  • Shaw, R.R. American bibliography
  • Pomeroy, J.R. Alexander Anderson, 1775-1870
  • Wegelin, O. Early American poetry
  • Stoddard, R.E. Amer. verse
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Description of the frontispiece -- To the reader -- Introduction -- Compendious memoirs, of the author -- A short account of poor Joseph -- The penitential tyrant -- Notes to The penitential tyrant -- Appendix -- Messiah: a sacred ecologue, in imitation of Virgil's Pollio [by Alexander Pope] -- Buying stolen goods synonymous with stealing; or, The immorality of using the produce of slavery demonstrated. Addressed to all Christians of all denominations -- A subject for conversation and reflection at the tea-table. Originally published in England [by William Cowper] -- The method of procuring slaves on the coast of Africa ... Extracted from authentic documents, and exemplified by engravings -- Extract from an essay in verse, entitled, Slavery. By Captain Marjoribanks, belonging to a British regiment which was stationed in the West-Indies.
Call Number
Sc Rare 821-B (Branagan, T. Penitential tyrant)
LCCN
19020095
Author
Branagan, Thomas, 1774-1843.
Title
The penitential tyrant, or, Slave trader reformed : a pathetic poem, in four cantos / by Thomas Branagan.
Imprint
New-York : Printed and sold by Samuel Wood, no. 362, Pearl-Street, 1807.
Edition
The second edition, enlarged.
Indexed In:
Shaw, R.R. American bibliography 12202
Pomeroy, J.R. Alexander Anderson, 1775-1870 213
Wegelin, O. Early American poetry 879
Stoddard, R.E. Amer. verse 838
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 1480
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 821-B (accession no. B389125) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Researchers are restricted to microfilm in: Sc Micro R-6400.
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Added Author
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Messiah.
Marjoribanks, J. (John), -1797? Slavery.
Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844, publisher.
Barralet, John James, approximately 1747-1815, illustrator.
Edwin, David, 1776-1841, engraver.
Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870, engraver.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Penitential tyrant
Slave trader reformed
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 821-B (Branagan, T. Penitential tyrant)
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