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Title
Don't tell them where you found me
Additional title: Don't tell them where you found me. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The tide of life was ebbing low. [first line]
Names
Delaney, Thos. F. (Lyricist)
Delaney, Thos. F. (Composer)
Pinkerton, William (Dedicatee)
Pinkerton, Robert (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Cincinnati ; Toronto ; London
Publisher: The Groene Music Pub. Co. ; Whaley, Royce & Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Prisons
Deathbeds
Reminiscing
Regret
Family
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to the great American detectives Wm. and Robt. Pinkerton.
Content: On cover: Wm. and Robt. Pinkerton.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Rev. Thomas F. Delaney.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03b67020-c593-012f-f1d3-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't tell them where you found me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76004632-7bd0-6174-e040-e00a180677f1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't tell them where you found me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76004632-7bd0-6174-e040-e00a180677f1

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Don't tell them where you found me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76004632-7bd0-6174-e040-e00a180677f1

Wikipedia Citation

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Don't tell them where you found me