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    Henry Clay: Three Pieces of Pictorial Sheet Music. 1) 9.5" x 13.25" large format music titled "The Prize Song, The Whig Chief" published by E. H. Wade of Boston in 1844. Chromolithograph cover. Sheets separated, 6pp 2) 10.25" x 13" format music titled "Hurrah For The Clay" featuring four clever vignettes with word-play dealing with "Clay". Published by J. G. Osbourn of Philadelphia in 1843. Disbound, 4pp. One verse says "We'd all go to pot if it were not for Clay!" Cover printed in black & tan. First example we've run across! 3) 10.5" x 13" large format music titled "The Ashland Melodies." Published by Henry Prentiss of Boston in 1844. This edition includes "Here's To You Harry Clay!" Disbound, 6pp.
    From the Collection of David and Janice Frent


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    March, 2018
    10th Saturday
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