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Title
If they'd only write and ask me to come home
Additional title: If thy'd only write and ask me to come home. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In a lonely little garret dwelt a once sweet village belle. [first line]

Names
Miller, Harry S. (Composer)
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Wehman, Henry J. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Henry J. Wehman
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Separation (Psychology)
Reconciliation
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Back cover contains advertisement for and first page of song There's no place like the old home, after all by Walter P. Keen.

Content : On first page of music: Professional copy compliments of Henry J. Wehman, publisher.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Harry S. Miller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 4ea051e0-c590-012f-dd8e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "If they'd only write and ask me to come home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "If they'd only write and ask me to come home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). If they'd only write and ask me to come home Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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If they'd only write and ask me to come home