Rare Antique Bound Sheet Music Book -19th Century - Newport, Rhode Island For SaleThis is a Rare Antique 19th Century (1831-1864) Leather Bound Sheet Music Book with 278 pages and consists of approximately 59 music titles from the 19th Century by various composers. It measures approximately 10 X 13 ½ inches. "The book has great Lithographs - so nice that they could be framed!" The back cover is missing. It is in good condition for its age.
The Sheet Music Book came from the estate of a descendant of a notable family from Newport, Rhode Island.
It is signed in pencil on the inside cover “C M Clarke” which stands for Caroline M. Clarke, formerly Caroline M. Moore (1813-1864). She was the wife of Peleg Clarke III (1795-1862) who was President of the Bank of Rhode Island at Newport. They married in 1831.
Peleg Clarke III is the great-great-great-great grandson of Jeremiah Clarke, who was one the the eight founders of Newport, Rhode Island in 1639 and owned large tracts of land in Newport. He was the President of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Also included is a copy of the original Application of Membership and Proof of Eligibility of The New Jersey Society of the Colonial Dames of America dated February 20, 1951. It shows all the references of the line of descent from Jeremiah Clarke of Newport, Rhode Island.
The following is a list of the sheet music that was bound in this book:
1) Letters in Color -- DERMOT ASTORE – The reply to – KATHLEEN MAVOURNEEN – Price 12 ½ Cents – E Ferrett & Co., No. 68 South Fourth Street, Philadelphia, No. 237 Broadway, New York – 1845 – Barrett & Jones, Printers – Words by Mrs. Crawford – Music by F. Nichols Crouch.
2) Great Colored LITHOGRAPH with Gold Bells – This one would be great framed – THE CHIMES – JULLIEN’S CHIMES QUADRILLES – Lith. and Printed in Colors by G. & W. Endicott, New York – Price 50 cts. Nett. – New York – Published by FIRTH & HALL, No. 1 FRANKLIN SQ. AND FIRTH HALL & POND, No. 39 BROADWAY. Composed by JULLIEN.
3) HERE’S A HEALTH TO THEE MARY – A BALLAD as Sung by MR. BROUGH – Written by BARRY CORNWELL, ESQ. – Composed by G. H. RODWELL – New York, ATWILL Publisher, No. 201 Broadway.
4) ARE WE ALMOST THERE! A touching Ballad Written & Composed by FLORENCE VANE – Boston: Published by OLIVER DITSON -- 115 Washington St. – Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1845 by Oliver Ditson in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
5) PIRATES SERENADE – A Celebrated Song sung with most distinguished success by Mr. J. H. Horncastle Composed for the Piano Forte by J. THOMPSON of Edinburg, Scotland – Pr. 50 Cts. – New York – Published at MILLETS MUSIC SALOON -- 329 Broadway
6) Shall We Meet Again Mary – The Words by J. Drake, Esq – Arranged for the Piano Forte and respectfully dedicated to My Mary Jane Beard by W. C. PETERS – Philadelphia, George Willig, 171 Chestnut Street
7) THE WHITE COCKADE – Arranged as an Easy Rondo for the Piano Forte by T. VALENTINE – Boston: Published by C. Bradlee, 135 Washington Street.
8) I DREAMT THAT I DWELT IN MARBLE HALLS – Sung in the Opera of BOHEMIAN GIRL – Composed by M. W. BALFE – New York: Published by FIRTH & HALL, 239 Broadway
9) O COME TO ME – Written & Composed by T. H. BAYLEY, Arranged by T. A. RAWLINGS – Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
10) THE CRACOVIAN MAID – A Favorite Polish Melody – the Poetry by F. A. MORTON, ESQ. – the music arranged by ROMAGNESI – Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
11) I WOULD I WERE A LOVELY ROSE – Sung by Mad. Dussek O’Connor – Written by Mrs. E. A. Tucker – Music Composed and arranged by John H. Hewitt – Baltimore Published by Geo. Willig, Jr. – Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1838 by Geo. Willig, Jr. in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of Maryland
12) FANNY GREY – Sung by MISS SHIRREFF & MRS. SEQUIN – Words & Music by Hon. Mrs. Norton – New York Published by Atwill – 201 Broadway
13) Great Lithograph – Would be great framed – BEAUTIFUL MAY – CHANSONETTE, THE POETRY BY ME. E. COOKE – THE MUSIC COMPOSED BY ALEXANDER LEE – Lithograph by Wagner & McGuigan, Phil. , signed -- Price 12 Cts. – E. Ferrett 7 Col Phil, 212 Chestnut St, New York, 237 Broadway, Western Depot, Cincinnati 42 W. 4th St.
14) E. FERRET & Co. Edition PARK SECOND – MOORE’S MELODIES – SIX SONGS – Price 25 Cents – E. Ferrett & Co., New York 237 Broadway, Philadelphia 212 Chestnut Street, Wester Depot Cincinnati 42 W. 4th St., Bost S. Colman 30 Cornhill. The Young Indian Maid – A Ballad Written, Composed and Arranged by Thomas Moore, Esq.
15) THEY TELL ME THOU’RT THE FAVOURED GUEST. A Ballad Written and Composed for the Piano Forte by Thomas Moore, Esq.
16) THE WATCHMAN – A Favorite Song for the Piano Forte Written by Thomas Moore, Esq.
17) ROW GENTLY HERE – A Popular Venetian Air From MOORE’S NATIONAL MELODIES – Arranged by Henry R. Bishop.
18) I LOVE BUT THEE – Poetry by T. Moore, Esq. Composed by P. Cianchettini
19) TO LADIES’ EYES – A Favorite Irish Melody as Sung by Mr. Pearman, Words by Thomas Moore, Esq.
20) Advertising Page – ARTHURS LADIES AND GENTLEMEN’S MAGAZINE
21) Advertising Page - A New Era in Music! Correct and Beautiful Music at One-Fourth the Usual Price.
22) The Calisthenie Rondo – Composed & Dedicated to My Julia A. B. Van Doren by Wilhelm Jucho, Boston Published by C. Bradlee Washington Street.
23) SLEEPING I DREAMED LOVE – the Words written & adapted W. V. Wallace’s Beautiful Romance – LE REVE by Mrs. Mary c. Hewitt – The Symphonies 7 Accompaniment by John H. Hewitt – Pr. 50 Cts. – New York – Published by Firth hall & Pond, 239 Broadway and by Firth & Hall 1 Franklin Square. Entered according to Act of Congress AD 1844 by Jas. L. Hewitt 7 Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the South Dis of New York.
24) Second Edition WHEN STARS ARE IN TEHH QUIENT SKIES – Poetry by E. L. Bulwer Esq. Respectfully inscribed to My Margaret Fisher by Alexander Ball – Boston: Published by George Reed, No. 17 Tremont Row, Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1838 by Miller & Benteen in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of Maryland.
25) THE HEATH IS ALL LOVELY AND DREAR LOVE – Arranged for the Piano Forte from a Favorite Neapolitan Air, Boston Published by C. Bradlee Washington Street
26) KATHLEEN MAVOUREEN – As Sung by the composer at The Plymouth Concerts – Words by Mrs. Crawford – Music by F. N. Crouch – Member of the Roy Academy – New York Published by James L. Hewitt 7 Co. 239 Broadway -- Stamped in Red: Riley’s Music Store – 237 Broadway New York.
27) SHE WORE A WREATH OF ROSES – A Favorite Ballad as Sung by Miss Jane Sherriff – The Poetry by Thomas H. Bayley – The Music by Joseph P. Knight, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson 115 Washington St.
28) I CANNOT DANCE TO NIGHT – Poetry by Thom. Haynes Bayley, Esq. Music by Mrs. T. H. Bayley, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson 135 Washington St.
29) THE HOPE WALTZ – by Strauss – New York Atwill Publisher No. 201 Broadway
30) E. Ferrett & Co. Edition – SOME LOVE TO ROAM – Ballad The Poetry by Charles Mackay, the Music by Henry Russell – Price 12 Cts. – E. Ferrett & Co., No 237 Broadway, New York – No. 68 South Fourth St., Philadelphia – S. Colman, 30 Cornhill, Boston
31) SOME LOVE TO ROAM O’ER THE DARK SEA FORM – Ballad The Poetry by Charles Mackay, The Music Composed and Repectfully Dedicated to Hon. Mrs. Gardiner of Rochester, N.Y. by Henry Russell
32) The Minstrel Child Ballad Composed by the Infant Sappho Louisa Winning – Written & Arranged by John Blockley, Philadelphia, A. Fiot, 196 Chestnut St., New York, W. Dubois, 285 Broadway.
33) YOU SAY WE PART FOREVER – Song Introduced by Miss Romer in the Opera of Fra Diavola – Composed by AUBER and Adapted by F. Romer – Pr. 50 Cts. – Philadelphia, A. Fiot, 196 Chestnut St. importer of Music & Musical Instruments
34) GREAT LITHOGRAPH FLEETWOODS – I LOVE THE NIGHT – As Sung with Rapturous Applause by Mrs. Bayley. The Words written and respectfully dedicated to Mrs. Josephine Parker by George P. Morris. The Music Composed by Henry Russell, New York, Published by Firth & Hall, No. 1 Franklin Street – Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1837 by Charles M Devitt in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of the Southern District of NY
35) FOR ERIN IS MY HOME – A Favorite Ballad as Sung by Miss Watson – Arranged and Adapted to A Beautiful Bohemian Melody with Symphonies and Accompaniments by Moscheles, Boston Published: by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
36) FAREWELL TO MY HARP – H. Ballad – Sung with rapturous Applause by Miss George in the Opera of John of Paris, Composed by Charles E. Horn, Copyright, New York Published by James L. Hewitt & Co. 129 Broadway – Stamped in Blue: Depository of Arts – Bournes 359 Broadway
37) LONG, LONG AGO! Ballad Composed by Thos. H. Bayly, Esq., Boston Published by C. Bradlee, 135 Washington Street.
38) A PLACE IN THY MEMORY DEAREST – Song The Words by the Author of The Collegians Composed by Miss Smith, New York Published by E. Riley & Co. 29 Chatham St.
39) Letters all in Color – Weep Not – A Companion to The Old Arm-Chair Poetry by Charles Jeffreys, Music by Henry Russell, Price 6 ¼ Cents – E. Ferrett & Co., New York, 237 Broadway, Philadelphia, 68 South Fourth Street, Boston, S. Colman, 30 Cornhill
40) GREAT LITHOGRAPH BY Thayer & Co.’s Lith, Boston – Second Edition – THE BLIND BOY – Poetry by Miss Hannah F. Gould. The Music composed and most cordially dedicated by Mrs. Archibald Robertson, of Philadelphia by William R. Dempster, Price 50 cts. Nett – Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 135 Washington St. Entered in Act of Congress in the year 1842 by O. Ditson in the Clerks office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
41) THERE’S A CHANGE IN THE THINGS I LOVE – Composed and Respectfully Dedicated to his friend B. F. Baker, Esq. by Joseph P. Webster., Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, Washington Street, Entered according to Act of Congress in the yeart 1844 by Oliver Ditson in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
42) TWILIGHT DEWS – A Beautiful Ballad as sung by Mrs. Wood, The Poetry by Thos. Moore, Esq. The Music by Sir John Stevenson, New York Published at Millets Music Saloon, 375 Broadway
43) WHEN O’ER THE SEA I’LL THINK OF THEE, A SONG THE MUSIC COMPOSED BY MRS. RICHARD S. DERBY POETRY BY HON. J. LEANDER STARR
44) THE LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS IS FADED – Ballad in the Grand Opera The Maid of Artois Composed by M. W. Balfe, Boston Published by C. Bradlee 107 Washington St.
45) MISS LUCY LONG – A Popular Extraveganza arranged for the Piano Forte, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 135 Washington St.
46) MORNING’S RUDDY BEAM – Song of the Alpine Hunters, Written & Composed by Geo. Linley Esq., Pr. 50 Cts. – New York Published by Firth & Hall, 1 Franklin Sq & 239 Broadway, London by T. E. Purday, 50 St. Paul’s Church Yard, Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1939 by Hewitt & Jaques in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the South Dist of N York.
47) HAPPY LAND – Tyrolienne Sung by Miss C. Shirreffs, Composed by E. F. Rimbault, New York, Atwill, Publisher 201 Broadway
48) GREAT LITHOGRAPH BY Bouve & Sharpe, Boston – THE LAMENT OF THE IRISH EMIGRANT – A BALLAD, POETRY BY THE HON. MRS. PRICE BLACKWOOD, The Music composed and most cordially dedicated to Mrs. Isaac Mr. Gaw, of New York by William R. Dempster, Boston, Published by Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row, Price 50 Cts. Nett – Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1843 by Geo P. Reed in the clerks office of the district court of Massachusetts.
49) LET US LOVE ONE ANOTHER, BALLAD written by Charles Swain, Music Composed and Dedicated to Captain Alexander, U.S. Army by William R. Dempster, Pr. 37 ½ Cts. Nett – Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St., Entered according to Act of Congress AD 1845 by C. Ditson in the Clerks office of Dis. Court of Mass.
50) Low nav’d the Summer Woods – Composed & Arranged for the Piano Forte by Robert Bennet, Boston Published by C. Bradlee, 135 Washington St.
51) THE CARRIER DOVE – A Favorite Song or Duet as Sung by Miss Watson & Miss Poole, Arranged as a Duet with Symponies and Accompaniments for the Piano Forte by William Clifton, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
52) GREAT LITHOGRAPH BY B. W. Thayer, Boston – ANSWER TO THE CARRIER DOVE, WORDS BY a Lady – Respectfully dedicated to Miss Julia M. Pearce. Music composed by James G. Maeder, Boston Published by Henry Prentiss, 33 Court St., Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1841 by H. Prentiss in the clerks office of the Dist. Of Mass.
53) THE WATCHER, The Poetry, Written by Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, The Music Composed and most respectfully dedicated to The Authoress by Dr. William Lardner, C.C.P.& Co, Philadelphia, J. C. Smith, Nor 215 Chestnut St., Entered according t Act of Congress in the year 1841 by L. Meignen & Co. in the clerks office in the district court of the Eastern district of Pa,
54) THE MORNING DREAM – A Popular Ballad Songs of the Superstitions of Ireland as Sung by Mrs. Wood, Composed by S. Lover, Philadelphia, George Willig, No. 171 Chestnut St.
55) THE GRAVE OF BONAPARTE – A Song as performed at the Principal Concerts of the Hutchinson Family, Music by L. Heath, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St, Entered according to Act of Congress, AD 1843 by Oliver Ditson in the clerks office of the District Court of Mass.
56) SAY, WHAT SHALL MY SONG BE TO NIGHT – Ballad Words by W. H. Bellamy, Music by Joseph Philip Knight – Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
57) COME PLAY ME THAT SIMPLE AIR AGAIN – A Ballad Composed by Thomas Moore Esq., Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
58) COME SIT THEE DOWN – Scotch Ballad – Composed & Sung by John Sinclair Esq. arranged for the Piano Forte – 25 Cts. Net. – Published by F. D. Benteen, Baltimore
59) THE WINGS OF A DOVE – As Sung with great applause by Mrs. Wood Written by Charles Jefferys, Arranged by L. Devereaux – Price 38 Cts. – Philadelphia, Geo. W. Hewitt & Co. 70 So Third St.
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