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The old postmaster
Additional title: I'm called the old post-master, you have known me all your lives. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In an old New England village there's a quaint old-fashioned place. [first line]
Scott, "Farmer" (Dedicatee)
Marks, Edward B. (Edward Bennett) (1865-1945) (Lyricist)
Stern, Jos. W. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
New England
Post offices
Family reunions
Fathers and sons
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Postmaster, mother & children, mailboxes.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edward B. Marks ; music by Jos. W. Stern.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09353290-c597-012f-71aa-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The old postmaster" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The old postmaster" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016.

APA Format

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The old postmaster