Ode ... AIR: "Ye mariners of England"

N.p. s.n., n.d. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Broadside, 9 3/4 x 8 inches. Pale foxing, old folds. Item #409706

A song sheet printing of Pierpont's celebrated temperance song. Published in his 'Airs of Palestine', it was often sung and reprinted, as on the celebration of Independence Day, 1839, when it was sung at Faneuil Hall in Boston and reprinted in local newspapers. Pierpont was a well-regarded poet, scholar and clergyman, and was the grandfather of J. P. Morgan. Found in LOC, American Song Sheets Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections (providing no attribution of place, publisher, nor date).

Price: $150.00

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