Philadelphia: T.M. Scroggy, [1860s]. First Edition. Fourteen (14) verses, in part: "Ye Members of the Franklin Hose, I pray you lend an ear .... It was on the 25th of December, Upon a Christmas night .... It proved to be a bon-fire, At Schuylkill Third and Collowhill .... Here's a health to Benjamin Franklin...To the members of the Franklin Hose...." Typographic ornament border. 9.75" x 6". Sealed in archival mylar. Very Good. Item #039752
Contains many allusions to old Philadelphia streets, neighborhoods, and fire brigades. [Wolf, American Song Sheets, 674.].