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Savage, Gideon (1751-1833) [Proverb and song sheet of Gideon Savage]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.013.13 Author/Creator: Savage, Gideon (1751-1833) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript Date: 1780-1820 circa Pagination: 2 p. 32 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: First side of sheet has a list of proverbs, each written about 5 or 6 times. "A great number does not always argue strength," "peace of mind being secured, we may smile at misfortune," etc. The back of the sheet has the lyrics to a popular ballad entitled, "Auld Robin Grey." Savage's name is written at top of first page. This document was originally housed in Gideon Savage's wooden chest (GLC01450.013.02) with others decimalized in GLC01450.013. Not dated. Date range inferred from other documents and Savage's life dates.

Background Information: Folder of research on Savage in collateral files.

People: Savage, Gideon, 1751-1833

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Literature and Language ArtsArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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