Format Notated Music
Contributors Barton, George H.
Russell, Tom
Dates 1865
Location Boston
United States
Language English
Subjects African American
Lee, Robert Edward
Lincoln, Abraham
Sheet Music
That's what the niggers then will do: answer to "Young Eph's Lament" words by Tom Russell; sung with immense success by Johny Allen of Arlington, Kelly and Leon's Minstrels; music by Geo. H. Barton.
Contributor Names
Barton, George H. (Composer)
Russell, Tom (Lyricist)
Created / Published
Oliver Ditson & co., Boston, Massachusetts, c1865
Subject Headings
-  Slavery
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lee, Robert Edward (1807-1870)
-  African American
-  Sheet Music
-  United States -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk -- Boston
Sheet Music
-  Plate/Publisher number: 22787
Call Number
Plate/Publisher Number: 22787
Stern catalog 4836
Source Collection
Sheet Music from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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