Jeff Davis's dream [electronic resource] / Written and sung by Frank Spear, Ethiopian comedian, at the National Music Hall, ; Air.--Lord Lovel.

Spear, Frank, active 1862 [Browse]
[New York] : J, Wrigley. Publisher, of songs, ballad's [sic], and toy books, conversation, age, and small playing cards, alphabet wood blocks, valentines, motto verses, and cut motto paper, &c. No. 27 Chatham Street (opposite City Hall Park) New York, [1861]
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. ; 23 x 15 cm.


Rare books genre
  • Song in five stanzas; first lines: 'Twas one winters night, Jeff Davis he lay, resting his weary head.
  • Imprint date suggested by textual references and series number.
  • Printed area, including illustrated border described in Library Company of Philadelphia, American song sheets (1963), as "Wrigley kissing cupids," measures 21.7 x 13.0 cm.
  • With, on verso: I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls. (New York: J. Wrigley, 1860) No. 156.
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 831).
Lib. Company. Amer. song sheets, 1097f
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United States New York New York.
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Lord Lovel (Tune)
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