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A message
Additional title: Oh! Winds that wander, whisper but to me, one word from loved ones far across the sea [First line of song]
Additional title: Oh! roving winds, pray listen unto me, and speed your way across the deep blue sea [First line of chorus]
Cooney, Celia (Composer)
Smith, James (Lyricist)
Leonard, John Wheaton (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: San Francisco, Cal.
Publisher: Sherman, Clay & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Ocean travel
Interpersonal relations
Arrivals & departures -- 1890-1899
Content: Photograph of J. Wheaton Leonard in center of cover.
Statement of responsibility: words by James Smith ; music by Celia Cooney.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22d7f240-c595-012f-8580-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A message" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebbf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A message" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebbf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). A message Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebbf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A message