Breaking home ties

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Breaking home ties
Additional title: A boy stood by his fathers side, about to leave his home. [first line]
Additional title: Do unto others my lad as you would they should do unto you. [first line of chorus]
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Lyricist)
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co. ; Charles Sheard & Co.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Stamp on title page: A big go 'take it home and give it to the baby'
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Joseph Hart.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a04c2e0-c58f-012f-9bc4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Breaking home ties" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Breaking home ties" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016.

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Breaking home ties