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Songs of the war : etc., etc. as written and sung with immense applause by Charles R. Thatcher, in Auckland.

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Songs of the war

Date Created

1864

Identifier

Hocken Library: Lawlor Collection no. 0882

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Publisher

Auckland [N.Z.] : Harris, 1864 (Auckland : William Atkin, Printer)

Description

Song Lyrics (descriptions and parodies) by Charles R. Thatcher on The New Zealand Wars. Cover shows the price is one shilling. The songster was printed at Cavendish House on Shortland Street, Auckland. Music is not provided, but a note regarding what tune the song should be sung to is given at the start of the lyric.

Table Of Contents

Camp life at Drury
The surrender of the natives
The Wakamarina
The Maori prisoners
"Our special correspondent" at the seat of war
The scamperdown
Pleuro-pnuemonia
The Q.C.E. in the guardroom
Polishing off the Maori's
Presented at court
The bazaar
English intelligence
The Maori prisoners - A visit to the "Marion" hulk

Contributor

Thatcher, Charles [lyrics]

Format

Songster (song lyric book)

Item Dimensions

24 p. ; 18 cm.

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Paper

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Time Period

Provenance

Hocken Publications Collection: Lawlor Collection

Language

English

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Songs of the war

Citation

Thatcher, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1831-1878., “Songs of the war : etc., etc. as written and sung with immense applause by Charles R. Thatcher, in Auckland.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 12, 2017, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/9986.

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