A lyste of sacred hymns and tunes, and likewise wordly [sic] songs, certain of wh[ich] were sunge in ye yere of our Lord 1673 and wh[ich] pieces will be once more pleyed and sunge at a Greate Concerte to be attended at ye Free Library Halle in ye town of Bennington, on ye Friday, ye 27th Day of ye Third Month, N.S., in ye yere of or Lord, 1874. All money wh[ich] shall be payed in for thys entertaynment is to go for Ye benefit of ye men and women who receive it. N.b. Deacon Grover has most excellent goode Cyder at hys shoppe next door to ye Tavern barne

A lyste of sacred hymns and tunes, and likewise wordly [sic] songs, certain of wh[ich] were sunge in ye yere of our Lord 1673 and wh[ich] pieces will be once more pleyed and sunge at a Greate Concerte to be attended at ye Free Library Halle in ye town of Bennington, on ye Friday, ye 27th Day of ye Third Month, N.S., in ye yere of or Lord, 1874. All money wh[ich] shall be payed in for thys entertaynment is to go for Ye benefit of ye men and women who receive it. N.b. Deacon Grover has most excellent goode Cyder at hys shoppe next door to ye Tavern barne

[Bennington]: printed bye A. P. Childs at hys Printing Shoppe where he also prints ye "Vermont Gazette" [1874]. Quarto broadside (approx. 10" x 8"); text in double and single column; previous folds and wrinkles; good. OCLC records four similar broadsides, all beginning "A lyste of sacred hymns and tunes..." announching concerts throughout New England, including Brattleborough and Rutland in Vermont, Georgetown, Mass., and Hartford, Conn. in 1874, but not this. A jocular text throughout... "For as much as ye younger women who singe are shame safte, ye younger menne are desired to look awaie from them when thai singe, N.b. - Any olde ladyes whose foot stoves need fresh coals, can nowe have them sent in from Naber Babcocke's, her kitchen, as hys women folk will keepe upp a bigge fire on purpose." Item #57262

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