"America" : Newton Center, Massachusetts : ms. S, 1877 May 9.


Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. "America" : Newton Center, Massachusetts : ms. S, 1877 May 9.

"America" : Newton Center, Massachusetts : ms. S, 1877 May 9.

The author's handwritten copy of the patriotic hymn he composed in 1832.

2 p. ; 20 cm.

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Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

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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...

Foot, Isaac, 1880-1960

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Biography The following information is drawn primarily from Sarah Foot's biography, My Grandfather Isaac Foot ; The Times and The New York Times obituaries (December 14, 1960), and Theodore G. Grieder's, The Isaac Foot Library: A Report to the University : Isaac Foot, influential British politician, staunch Methodist preacher, avid book collector, and author, was born February 23, 1880, and died December 12, 1960. The son of a bui...