America, 1893 October 24.


Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. America, 1893 October 24.

America, 1893 October 24.

The collection consists of a handwritten copy of the four surviving stanzas of America, signed S.F. Smith, with the note, written in Feb. 1832, and dated 24 October 1893.

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Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895 (person)

America (My country 'tis of thee) was premiered on 4 July 1831, at a children's celebration in the Park Street Church of Boston. It was written approximately 6 months earlier. From the description of My country 'tis of thee : manuscript, [1831] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612783134 Writer of the words to song America also called My Country Tis of Thee. From the description of One stanza of America. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat re...