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Smith, Samuel Francis (1808-1895) [America]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04353.08 Author/Creator: Smith, Samuel Francis (1808-1895) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: circa 1870 Pagination: 1 p. ; 30.4 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains four verses in Smith's song "America."

Background Information: Smith was a professor, journalist, and pastor. He first wrote the song "America" in 1832.

People: Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: MusicPatriotismAmerican Symbols and Seals

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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