Notated Music Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud copied by F.B. Carpenter, Esq., while our lamented chief was reciting it; adapted to music expressly composed by C. Everest.

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Title
Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud copied by F.B. Carpenter, Esq., while our lamented chief was reciting it; adapted to music expressly composed by C. Everest.
Contributor Names
Everest, Charles W. (Charles William), 1814-1877. (Composer)
Knox, William, 1789-1825 (Lyricist)
Carpenter, F. B. (Francis Bicknell), 1830-1900 (Lyricist)
Created / Published
Lee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c1865
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln-tribute
-  Stevenson, William Knox (1789-1825)
-  Sheet Music
-  Poetry
-  United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Philadelphia
Genre
Sheet Music
Poetry
Notes
-  Poem by William Knox. Cf. Stevenson, The home book of verse. The words sometimes erroneously attributed to Abraham Lincoln
Call Number/Physical Location
Stern catalog 4877
Source Collection
Sheet Music from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0049
Language
English
Online Format
image
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online text

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Chicago citation style:

Everest, Charles W, William Knox, and F. B Carpenter. Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud copied by F.B. Carpenter, Esq., while our lamented chief was reciting it; adapted to music expressly composed by C. Everest. Lee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1865. Notated Music. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000049/.

APA citation style:

Everest, C. W., Knox, W. & Carpenter, F. B. (1865) Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud copied by F.B. Carpenter, Esq., while our lamented chief was reciting it; adapted to music expressly composed by C. Everest. Lee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [Notated Music] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000049/.

MLA citation style:

Everest, Charles W, William Knox, and F. B Carpenter. Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud copied by F.B. Carpenter, Esq., while our lamented chief was reciting it; adapted to music expressly composed by C. Everest. Lee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1865. Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/scsm000049/>.

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