Papers, 1831-1936.


Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. Papers, 1831-1936.

Papers, 1831-1936.

Signed holograph copy of four verses of "America," written by Samuel Francis Smith, and a pamphlet published by American Autograph Shop, containing a facsimile of the first and last verses of "America"; a copy of the entire hymn as printed for the celebration by the Boston Sabbath School Union of Independence Day in 1931; printed copies of two other hymns; a copy of an address to the children by the Rev. Wisner; and a facsimile of notes made by a Dr. Jenks during the celebration.

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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...