Notated Music Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud music composed and inscribed to the American nation by A. Sedgwick. At head of title: President Lincoln's favorite poem.

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Title
Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud music composed and inscribed to the American nation by A. Sedgwick.
Other Title
At head of title: President Lincoln's favorite poem.
Contributor Names
Knox, William, 1789-1825 (Lyricist)
Sedgwick, Alfred B. (Composer)
Created / Published
Wm. A. Pond & co., New York, c1865
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  warfare
-  Sheet Music
-  Poetry
-  United States -- New York
Genre
Sheet Music
Poetry
Notes
-  Poem by William Knox. Cf. Stevenson, The home book of verse. The words sometimes erroneously attributed to Abraham Lincoln.
-  Plate/Publisher number: 6129
Call Number/Physical Location
Plate/Publisher Number: 6129
Stern catalog 4977
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.scsm0164
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Chicago citation style:

Knox, William, and Alfred B Sedgwick. Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud music composed and inscribed to the American nation by A. Sedgwick. Wm. A. Pond & co., New York, 1865. Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000164/. (Accessed April 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Knox, W. & Sedgwick, A. B. (1865) Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud music composed and inscribed to the American nation by A. Sedgwick. Wm. A. Pond & co., New York. [Notated Music] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000164/.

MLA citation style:

Knox, William, and Alfred B Sedgwick. Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud music composed and inscribed to the American nation by A. Sedgwick. Wm. A. Pond & co., New York, 1865. Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000164/>.