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William Morris tune-book, 1776-1777.
William Morris tune-book, 1776-1777
New Jersey. Militia. Hunterdon Brigade
New-York Historical Society
Tunebook of musician William Morris of Captain Tucker's Company, New Jersey's First Regiment, Hunterdon County, dated 1776-1777. Volume contains approximately fifty patriotic and martial tunes including "Liberty Song," "American Artillery," "Quick Step Bunker Hill," "The Basket of Oysters," and "The Wild Irish Man." Some tunes are entered twice. Four staves printed on each page; music and titles in manuscript. Inscription on the inside of front cover reads: "William Morris, First Regiment, Hunterdon [Co., N.J.], 1776, 1777."
New Jersey. Militia. Hunterdon BrigadeFife and drum corps musicMilitary music--United StatesUnited States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Songs and music
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Musician in the Continental Army; served in Captain William Tucker's Company, First Regiment, Hunterdon County Militia, New Jersey.