JEFF DAVIS' DREAM. A SERIO COMIC SONG WRITTEN & COMPOSED BY THE AUTHOR OF "THE SWORD OF BUNKER HILL."

Boston: Published by Henry Tolman & Co. [1862]. Folio. 5, [1 blank] pp. Folded. Decorative title page. Lightly spotted and worn, else Very Good.

This rare printed Song is in six verses; verses 1-4 are printed beneath the musical score; verses 5-6 are printed as text following the music. First line of text: "Jeff Davis awoke one morn' from a dream." The song is dedicated, in elegant script, to "James T. Franey, Esq."
Jeff is disappointed, feels betrayed: "Our northern secessioners made us believe/ They'd be with us, fight with us, never deceive,/ But their cowardly hearts have caused us to grieve,/ Have caused us to grieve, said he." He concludes, "My countrymen all, take warning by me;/ Stand by the old flag and true liberty..."
OCLC 37735846 [4- Clements, U PA- Keffer Collection, BYU, No. Ill. U.] as of February 2017. Item #32908

Price: $375.00

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