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The Vacant Chair

by Geo. F. Root ; [words by H.S.W.]
Musical Score; Online
Chicago : Published by Root & Cady, c1864.
Variant Title
Alternate title in caption: We shall meet but we shall miss him : (Thanksgiving, 1861)
First line of text: We shall meet, but we shall miss him
1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.
  • For voice and piano, with chorus refrain (SATB).
  • Caption title.
  • Illustration on title page: Title set within an oval frame. Around the frame is a floral border and scenes illustrating five popular song titles: The vacant chair; Silent lute; Who'll save the left; Battll [sic] cry of freedom; and Within sound of the enemy's guns / Copcutt-Williams.
  • Advertisements for music and musical instruments offered by Root & Cady on pages [2] and [6].
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: One copy incomplete; p. 5 lacking.
Publisher/plate no.
133-4 Root & Cady
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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M1 .S445 v.110 no.19