A Guide to the Rose Family Music Books, 1831 Rose Family. Music Books, 1831. MS 73.3

A Guide to the Rose Family Music Books, 1831

A Collection in
the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 73.3


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 73.3
Title
Music Books, 1831.
Extent
2 volumes.
Creator
Rose Family.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Rose Family Music Books, Manuscript # MS 73.3, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Department of Collections, 1973.

Alternative Form

Microfilm copy (M-1317.2) available.


Biographical/Historical Information

Jane and Mary Rose were the daughters of Gavin Lawson (1740-1806) and Susanna Rose Lawson (1749-1825). Gavin was a merchant in Falmouth, Va., and advertised in the Virginia Gazette. The Lawsons moved to Geneva, N. Y., in 1803. See portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Lawson by John Hesselius in the Department of Collections, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Scope and Content Information

Two music books including music by Handel and Piccini. Some of the titles are "Roslin Castle," the "Lass of Ladies Mill," "General Wayne March," and "Prince Charles March." One volume is inscribed on the front cover "Jane L. Rose Mary S. Rose, Rosehill, N. Y.," and inside the front cover "June 1831, Jane L. Rose, Rosehill, Fayette, N. Y." The second volume is inscribed on the front cover "J.L. Rose."

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
  • Rose, Jane.
  • Subjects:

  • Music --19th Century.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
  • Rose, Jane.