"The American Hero: A Sappick Ode" manuscript
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.
- 1765 - 1794
- Niles, Nathaniel, 1746-1828 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Language of Materials
Nathaniel Niles (1741-1828), lawyer and congressman. The collection consists of writings by Niles including "The American Hero: A Sappick Ode."
Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA