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Title
The widow's plea for her son
Additional title: I strolled into a courthouse not many miles from here. [first line]
Additional title: Remember, I'm his mother, and the prisoner there's my son. [first line of chorus]
Names
Hall, Lewis (Lyricist)
Hall, Lewis (Composer)
Gamble, Fred (1868-1939) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Boston
Publisher: Louis H. Ross & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mothers and sons
Forgiveness
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Fred Gambold.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover: Miss M. Casey, dealer in sheet music, books, musical merchandise, 1624 Champa St., Denver, Colo.
Content: On cover: Descriptive song...sung by Fred Gambold [i.e. Fred Gamble], the king of ballad singers.
Content: Signature of former owner in upper left corner [nearly illegible].
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Lewis Hall.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f0a60000-c58e-012f-382a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The widow's plea for her son" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f482-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The widow's plea for her son" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f482-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). The widow's plea for her son Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f482-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The widow's plea for her son