Posts Tagged ‘Minden’

December 5, 2010 0

Black Fellow’s Ship from Bombay for the British in Baltimore

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A rare copy of the first edition of the lyrics and music of what became the US National Anthem has recently been auctioned for a record price of 500,000 dollars. As is well known the draft lyric was written by Francis Scott Key (1780-1843) on the night of 13-14 September 1814 while he was detained […]

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