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Gold is king! / words by Thos. S. Williams ; music by Gustave A. Scott
Scott, Gustav A
Williams. Thomas S
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Salvator Rosa
San Francisco (No. 618 Montgomery St.)
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music Project
Rights Information
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For voice, chorus (SATB) and piano.
Caption title.
"To the miners of California and Washoe, who by free labor and free votes have demonstrated to the Union that cotton is not king, this song is dedicated, by A Californian."--Ill. t.p.
T.p. illustration: Engraving of a mining camp, with mill wheel.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of the State of California"--Ill. t.p.
Additional verses printed as text on p. 4.
Page [5] is blank.
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: Yes
Advertisements: No
University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library.
Song sheets.
1 score (4, [1] p.) : ill. ; 26 x 36 cm.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Gold mines and mining--California--Songs and music
Gold mining--California
California--Songs and music
United States--California--San Francisco
Song sheets
Songs and music
United States
San Francisco

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