The widow's plea for her son

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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 (Composer)
Hall, Lewis (Lyricist)
Diamond, George H. (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
Songs
Mothers and sons
Forgiveness
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Geo. H. Diamond.
Content: On cover: Descriptive song and chorus, sung by America's favorite baritone, Geo. H. Diamond.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Lewis Hall.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efdfe8f0-c58e-012f-c36e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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-f481-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 May 28, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f481-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-f481-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The widow's plea for her son