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Rock Me to Sleep, Mother!

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Title: Rock Me to Sleep, Mother!: Ballad.
Cover Title: Rock me to Sleep, Mother.
First Line: Backward, still backward, oh Time, in your flight.
Name(s): Hewitt, John Hill, 1801-1890, composer
Allen, Elizabeth Akers, 1832-1911, lyricist
Type of Resource: notated music
Genre: Sheet Music
Copyright Date: 1863
Date Issued: 1863
Publisher: John C. Schreiner & Son
Place of Publication: Macon, Georgia; Savannah, Georgia
Extent: 4 pages
Identifier: FSUML_CSMC_H3780 (IID), Hoogerwerf 3780 (catalog number), Rivest 229 (catalog number)
Instrumentation: voice
Credit Line: Confederate Sheet Music Collection, courtesy of Warren D. Allen Music Library, The Florida State University
Note(s): "Corrected and Approved by the Author."
"Over my slumbers your loving watch keep, Rock me to sleep, mother, rock me to sleep."
"To Sarah Sheftall from M. A. H." "Miss Sarah Virginia Sheftall Savannah Georgia" inscribed on cover page
"Sarah V. Sheftall" label on cover page
Florence Percy is pseudonym for Mrs. Elizabeth Ann (Chase) Akers Allen; information from Hoogerwerf, F. W. (1984)
Subject(s): Music -- Confederate States of America
Songs with piano
American ballads
Library Classification: M2.3 .C61 C6
Held by: Warren D. Allen Music Library
Persistent Link to This Record:
Sublocation: Confederate Sheet Music Collection
Goodspeed Collection
Links: Link to Allen Music Library
Owner Institution: FSU