Papers : concerning the hymn "America," [19--]


Papers : concerning the hymn "America," [19--]

Papers : concerning the hymn "America," [19--]

Contains material relating to Samuel Francis Smith's hymn "America" and Harvard Universitys acquisition of the original manuscript draft.

ca. 150 leaves ; 32 cm. or smaller.

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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...