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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poet: Gallagher, W. D.
composer: Thomas, E.
publisher: J. W. Davies & Sons
ID Number: 1983.0363.03
accession number: 1983.0363
catalog number: 1983.0363.03
Physical Description: paper (overall material)
Physical Description: ink (overall material)
Measurements: overall: 12 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 32.385 cm x 24.13 cm
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place made: United States: Virginia, Richmond