On the Oyster Bay Rail Road

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Title
On the Oyster Bay Rail Road
Series
Harris Broadsides
Contributors
Cutter, Bloodgood H. (Bloodgood Haviland), 1817-1906 (creator)
Date Issued
between 1880 and 1896
Keywords
Poetry
History
Sources
Science and civilization
Poetry of places
Notes
Poem printed in two columns.
Portrait of Cutter with facsimile signature at head of title captioned: The Long Island Farmer Poet.
Poem in 37 four-line stanzas describes opening celebrations for Long Island Railroad train to Oyster Bay, with last line: To the peaceful shores of Oyster Bay; refers to Austin Corbin as president of railroad.
Date suggested because Corbin became president in 1880 and died in 1896.
Extent
1 broadside : ill. ; 32 x 14 cm.
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Citation

Cutter, Bloodgood H. (Bloodgood Haviland), "On the Oyster Bay Rail Road" Harris Broadsides. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:270493/

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