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    Six ballads from the poem of the Lady of the Lake

    sheet music | 6 nos., unpaged. fol. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Carr & Schetky - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1810

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    The Boston glee book, consisting of an extensive collection of glees, madrigals, and rounds

    print | 264 p. ; 19 x 26 cm. | by Lowell Mason and George J. Webb. (Statement Of Responsibility). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: J. H. Wilkins & R. Carter, and G. W. Palmer & Co. - Mason, Lowell - Webb, George James
    • Date: 1838

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    Anacreon in heaven [et al.]

    This edition is regarded as the one most likely owned by Key and most likely to have influenced his selection of the Anacreontic song to be the melody for his poem. Published in "The Baltimore musical miscellany," pages 26-30 (volume I) -- has another poem to be sung to the Anacreontic song at pp 29-30.

    • Contributor: Sower & Cole - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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    To Anacreon in heaven

    First American book printing of the words and music of "To Anacreon in heaven." Published in "Nightingale. A collection of the most popular, ancient, & modern songs; set to music." (Samuel Larkin, compiler), pages 188-191.

    • Contributor: William and Daniel Treadwell - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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    Defence of Fort M'Henry

    The traditional favorite for first book publication of "The star spangled banner," though three others published that year could make the same claim. This one is accredited as first by most historians. Published in "National songster; or, a collection of the most admired patriotic songs, on the brilliant victories, achieved by the naval and military heroes of the United States of America, over equal ...

    • Contributor: John Gruber and Daniel May - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814

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    [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Date: 1842
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    [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

    1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-20
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    Defence of Fort M'Henry

    21 x 17 cm | This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.

    • Contributor: [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-17
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    Cuckoo! Cuckoo! All Sing Cuckoo!

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1894 Presidential Campaign - anti-Grover Cleveland (General). John Morgan called Cleveland followers "cuckoos" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Emil Wulschner & Son - Flat Senior [pseud.] - C. Sharp Junior [pseud.]
    • Date: 1894

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    Ye Tailor Man Song and Chorus

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1868 Presidential Campaign - against Andrew Johnson (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lyon & Healy - Foster, E.W.
    • Date: 1868

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    Hurrah! For Hays and Honest Ways! Campaign Song & Chorus

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1876 Presidential Campaign - Rutherford B. Hayes (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John F. Perry & Co. - Foster, E.W.
    • Date: 1876

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    The Farmer's Dream A Campaign Song

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Leander Fisher - Fisher, Leander - Sangster, Rena N.
    • Date: 1896

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    When Harrison Heard the Bugle's Call

    Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1892 Presidential Campaign - Benjamin Harrison incumbent (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The John Church Co. - Montgomery, Charles R.
    • Date: 1892

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    Grant - A Nation's Hero Campaign Song

    Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1868 Presidential Campaign - Ulysses S. Grant (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Sons - Rogers, W.T.
    • Date: 1868

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    Democracy's Lament

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Chas. E. Williams - E.A.S. - Williams, Charles Evarts
    • Date: 1896

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    Good Times Will Come In When Grover Goes Out

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - pro-Williams Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J.R. Bell - Scott, R.D. - Scott, R. D.
    • Date: 1896

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    They Saved our Flag Song and Chorus

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1880 Presidential Campaign - James Garfield (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John Church & Co. - Westendorf, Thomas P. (thomas Payne)
    • Date: 1880

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    Ben Butler is Our Candidate

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 4 p. | 1884 Presidential Campaign - Greenback Party (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: [worley Lithographers] - Coates, Thomas - Richards, Phillip
    • Date: 1884

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    Dad's Old Silver Dollar Is Good Enough for Me

    Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Skidmore Heck - Volney, James
    • Date: 1896

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    Around the Hancock Banner - Throng - Alike the Blue and Gray

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1880 Presidential Campaign - Winfield Hancock (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John Church & Co. - Levoy, Leon
    • Date: 1880

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    Mary Blaine

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 4 p. | 1884 Presidential Campaign - anti-James Blaine (General). Utilizing the familiar air of "Mary Blane" for patriotic purposes (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hitchcock's Music Store - Warren, Benjamin
    • Date: 1884

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    The Red Bandana

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1888 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Mitchell, J.F.
    • Date: 1888

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    The Mugwumps Met Him on the Way

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1888 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). To the John Brown tune (Source). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons - Yankee Freetrade [pseud.]
    • Date: 1888

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    Upon a Cross of Gold

    Sheet music | 14 x 11 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F.W. Pershing - Pershing, Hattie - Ashe, Robert
    • Date: 1896

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    And That is How Benny Got In A Song for the Coming Campaign

    Sheet music | 14 x 11 in. ; 4 p. | 1892 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J.W. Ford - Rojamdrof [pseud. For J.W. Ford?]
    • Date: 1892

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