William Price

William Price.*

Your sharp Treason Bill, Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
Your sharp Treason Bill, Wm. Price,

On the people, while quiet as mice, Wm. Price,
On the people, while quiet as mice.

Now’s the time to get power, Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
Now’s the time to get power, Wm. Price,

And Seward will give you advice, Wm. Price,
And Seward will give you advice.

Every dog has his day, Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
Every dog has his day, Wm. Price,

Seize office by Union device, Wm. Price,
Seize office by Union device.

Why so hard on the South, Wm. Price, Wm. Price?
Why so hard on the South, Wm. Price?

And given you many things nice, Wm. Price,
And given you many things nice.

And now you would crush her, Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
And now you would crush her, Wm. Price,

And take all her cotton and rice, Wm. Price,
And take all her cotton and rice.

And deluge her fields, Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
And deluge her fields, Wm. Price,

On her generous soil, cold as ice, Wm. Price,
On her generous soil, cold as ice.

Why strike hands with the North? Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
Why strike hands with the North? Wm. Price,

To compel, where they once could entice, Wm. Price,
To compel, where they once could entice.

Has the South got no rights? Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
Has the South got no rights? Wm. Price,

Who think the two sections won’t splice? Wm. Price,
Who think the two sections won’t splice.

Why punch us so hard? Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
Why punch us so hard? Wm. Price,

On the ballot-box here so nice, Wm. Price,
On the ballot-box here so nice

But now you’re for law, Wm. Price, Wm. Price,
But now you’re for law, Wm. Price,

To hang us all up in a trice, Wm. Price,
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Item Information help

  • Item ID
    bsvg200698
  • Genre
    broadsides
  • Illustrated
  • DCMI Type
    Still Image
  • Extent
    23 cm x 10 cm
  • Title
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