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Sonnets Dedicated to the Squatocracy : No.1 single work   poetry   "Why should hired laborers have Tea allowed?"
Issue Details: First known date: 1845... 1845 Sonnets Dedicated to the Squatocracy : No.1
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Notes

  • Author's note: The Spirit of Squattery with reference to a Tea Allowance to Hired Servants. See the evidence of a Mr. Cox, and others, before the Emigration Committee.
  • According to Elizabeth Holt and Elizabeth Perkins in The Poems of Charles Harpur: An Analytical Finding List, no further poems appeared under the series title 'Sonnets Dedicated to the Squatocracy'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: The Spirit of Squattery
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Weekly Register of Politics, Facts and General Literature vol. 4 no. 99 14 June 1845 Z1672931 1845 newspaper issue 1845 pg. 278
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 101
    Note:
    • With title: The Spirit of Squattery
    • Note in this source simply reads: With reference to a tea-allowance to hired servants
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