1774.015: Bill to divert the Minds of the Dissipated and Gay.

Published: 1774

Full Title: The following is a copy of a bill which was stuck up at Richmond, on Saturday the 4th of June, 1774, close to the play-bill for day; the design of which was to divert the minds of the dissipated and gay from the vain amusements of the theatre ... By command of the King of Kings ... at the Theatre of the Universe ... the Great size, or Day of Judgment ...

Author: -----

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 44 cm. x 28 cm. (broadside).


A parody on the order for a day of fasting and prayer directed by the House of Burgesses. Sheet lacks colophon; most likely a Williamsburg imprint, though issuing press is uncertain.

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