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Title
The old maids' tea party
Additional title: I am pleased, dear friends, to be here tonight. [first line]
Additional title: So I say, dear friends, let us merry be. [first line of chorus]
Names
Sawyer, Henry S. (Lyricist)
Sawyer, Henry S. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Frank K. Root & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Interpersonal relations
Gossip
Tea parties
Marches (Voice with piano)
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Extensive instructions for presentation of song, dance and costumes.
Content: On cover: Older women drinking tea. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Henry S. Sawyer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d11e2630-c598-012f-250e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The old maids' tea party