Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

Verses in Vogue with the Vulgar

Sheet Music for "The old Maids Petition"


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Ishmael Spicer, “Spicer’s Pocket Companion” [commonplace book containing 114 songs and a number of freemasonry toasts] (Chatham, NY and Hebron, CT: 1797), 140. Courtesy Connecticut Historical Society.

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“Sheet Music for "The old Maids Petition",” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed December 2, 2023,