“They Told Me Not to Love Him”

“They Told Me Not to Love Him”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “They Told Me Not to Love Him.” The song’s lyrics were written by the poet W.D. Gallagher, and the music was composed by E. Thomas. The sheet music was published by J.W. Davies and Sons of Richmond, Virginia around the middle of the 19th century. The cover is plain white, with the title and publishing information all in black text.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Gallagher, W. D.
Thomas, E.
J. W. Davies & Sons
place made
United States: Virginia, Richmond
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 32.385 cm x 24.13 cm
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accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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