Yankee Doodle-Doo: A Collection of Songs of the Early American Stage

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BENJAMIN A. BAKER

A Glance at New York

A GLANCE at New York", produced at Mitchell's Olympic Theatre, New York, at which Baker was the prompter, on Feb. 15, 1848, was long made popular by the performance of Mr. F. S. Chanfrau as Mose, the fireman. So great was the impression made by the impersonation by Chanfrau of the typical Bowery Boy, that this play was succeeded by a number of others in all of which Mose was the chief protagonist. In the original performance Mrs. Mary Taylor played Lize, and Mrs. E. Barber, Jenny. The two songs I found in the manuscript of the play in the Widener Library, Harvard University.

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  • Yankee Doodle-Doo *
  • The Introduction 5
  • The Contents 9
  • The Illustrations *
  • Thomas Godfrey 15
  • Andrew Barton 16
  • Royal Tyler 23
  • John Leacock 25
  • Ann Kemble Hatton 29
  • Mrs. Susanna Rowson 32
  • Elihu Hubbard Smith 35
  • William Milns 40
  • John Beete 43
  • William Dunlap 45
  • Benjamin Carr 50
  • Laurence Sterne 58
  • James Hewitt 64
  • Victor Pellesier 70
  • James Hewitt 80
  • James Nelson Barker 83
  • James Ellison 90
  • Anonymous 92
  • Joseph Hutton 93
  • Charles Powell Clinch 98
  • Samuel B. H. Judah 101
  • Micah Hawkins 104
  • Samuel Woodworth 107
  • C. S. Talbot 119
  • John Howard Payne 121
  • Anonymous 127
  • Robert Dale Owens 128
  • William H. Fry 130
  • Benjamin A. Baker 132
  • James Gaspard Maeder 134
  • J. H. Wainwright 139
  • Charles M. Walcot 142
  • 0. F. Durivage 144
  • James Pilgrim 145
  • Thomas Dunn English 151
  • C. W. Taylor 154
  • John Brougham 156
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