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Ballad concerning drowning in Portland Harbor, ca. 1850

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Ballad concerning drowning in Portland Harbor, ca. 1850

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A ballad entitled "Mournful Tragedy" discusses the drowning of six young men in Portland Harbor in about 1850.

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  • Title: Ballad concerning drowning in Portland Harbor, ca. 1850
  • Creator: Stephen Berry, Printer, Portland
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 463, No. 124
  • Collection: Works Progress Administration Broadsides at MHS
  • Object Type: Text

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(207) 774-1822
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