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Thread #37249   Message #4103120
Posted By: Lighter
22-Apr-21 - 12:07 PM
Thread Name: Origins: My Johnny Was a Shoemaker
Subject: RE: Origins: My Johnny Was a Shoemaker
Boston Evening Transcript (Sept. 25, 1859), p. 4:

                  MRS. FLORENCE'S NEW SONGS,
for the Piano, elegantly printed, with a portrait of the Florences on the title page. Price 30 cts. each.

Way Down in Maine
The Captain with his Whiskers
Johnny was a Shoemaker
Emma Jane

Published and for sale by       OLIVER DITSON & CO.   
                               277 Washington street

[W.J. Florence (1831-1891) and his wife, Malvina Pray Florence (1829-1905) were well-known actors and comedians of the period.]