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Title
Can't you take my word?
Additional title: It always has appeared a very funny thing to me. [first line]
Additional title: What do you want the money down for? [first line of chorus]
Names
Brantford, Bert (Composer)
Boden, Harry (Lyricist)
Powers, James T., 1862-1943 (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Alberto Himan
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Expectation (Psychology)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of James T. Powers.
Content: The Messenger Boy. [musical]
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Boden & James T Powers ; music by Bert Brantford.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc966e40-c597-012f-9ac5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Can't you take my word?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8da39ecb-f01d-380c-e040-e00a180654ab

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Can't you take my word?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8da39ecb-f01d-380c-e040-e00a180654ab

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Can't you take my word? Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8da39ecb-f01d-380c-e040-e00a180654ab

Wikipedia Citation

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Can't you take my word?