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Issue Details: First known date: 1810... 1810 Untitled
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  • At head of poem: 'The Dinners at Mr. Wills's, George-street, were attended by many of the Subscribers and their Friends; who did not separate till late each night of Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. After dinner many loyal Toasts were drank, and in the evening mirth and good humour floated round the board; and upon the last evening, Mr Williams, one of the Stewards, sung the following Song, prepared for the festive occasion:-

    Tune- "To Anachreon in Heav'n" '

  • 'Celebration of first Sydney races; ends with praise of Macquarie. Also by Robinson, as Byrnes suggests' - Webby [See John Byrnes, 'Our Literature in Chains', Southerly Vol. 21 No. 1, 1961, p. 9; a short extract from the poem is published in this article.]

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