For your dear sake

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For your dear sake
Additional title: For your dear sake I'd climb the highest mountain to pluck a flower to grace your brow so fair. [first line]
Additional title: Into the vale of death I'd freely pass, no priest or mass poor soul, alas! [first line of chorus]
Sayers, Henry J. (Lyricist)
Sayers, Henry J. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: The Lyra Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Ballads, American
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A ballad.
Content: Music store stamp: New York Music Co., 57 west 28th St. N.Y.
Statement of responsibility: by Henry J. Sayers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28500040-c58f-012f-0058-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For your dear sake" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For your dear sake" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2017.

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For your dear sake