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"The American Hero: A Sappick Ode" manuscript

MS-1303
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1303
The collection contains a manuscript with some observation on mental sympathy by Nathaniel Niles, written over "Accounts, Receipts and Expenditures of the United States for the Year 1793," as well as the manuscript for "The American Hero: A Sappick Ode," by Niles. This 15-stanza ode was inspired by the Battle of Bunker Hill and is also known as "Bunker Hill." It was widely sung during the Revolution.

Dates

  • 1765 - 1794

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Nathaniel Niles (1741-1828), lawyer and congressman. The collection consists of writings by Niles including "The American Hero: A Sappick Ode."

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA