When Mary whispered "yes"

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When Mary whispered "yes"
Additional title: 'Twas down upon the dear old farm, beside a sparkling rill. [first line of song]
Additional title: She's waiting over yonder with the angels by the throne. [first line of chorus]
Kellogg, Frank E. (Frank Eugene) (1854-) (Lyricist)
Brown, H. Lloyd (Composer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: F.E. Kellogg and H.L. Brown ; / National Music Co.
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Music Division
Content: Cover includes thumbnail photographs of H. Lloyd Brown and Frank E. Kellogg.
Content: Summary: A man recalls his childhood farm and his childhood love, Mary, whom he had always loved; the recollection is from 60 years ago: Mary had died soon after the wedding, but he still thinks of her.
Content: Cover design includes photograph of a wooden bridge over a river in a wooded area.
Statement of responsibility: words by Frank E. Kellogg ; music by H. Lloyd Brown.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb0fd6c0-c595-012f-d427-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Mary whispered "yes"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef76-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Mary whispered "yes"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef76-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). When Mary whispered "yes" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef76-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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When Mary whispered "yes"