J. R. Thomas

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
    I'm Not Myself At All.The Celebrated Irish Song.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Poor persons, Courtship & love, Health, Distress
  • [n.d.]
    Annie of the Vale, Solo & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Lithographed & Published by Geo. Dunn & Company, P.O. Box 991 Richmond, VA
    Subjects:Civil War--Confederate, Courtship, Love
  • [n.d.]
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    Song Sheet Up With The Flag.
    Place & Publisher Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. New York
    Subjects:National Emblems, Civil War--Unon, Military officers, John Brown, Campaigns & battles, Patriotism
  • 1854
    Let us Speak of a Man as We Find Him. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher H. Waters, 333 Bdway New York
    Subjects:Ethics
  • 1854
    We Meet Again, Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 333 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Friendship, Death, Religion
  • 1855
    Evangeline. Song (with Quartette ad libitum).
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Death, Love, Symbols
  • 1855
    10th Edition. The Vocal Beauties of Il Trovatore. 13. Si, la Stanchezza. Home to Our Mountains. Gypsy Duet. [English and Italian].
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Distress, Sadness, Homesickness, Mothers & children, Comfort
  • 1855
    My Dear My Native Home. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Dwelling, Mountains, Homesickness, Travel
  • 1856
    Three Ballads. No. 2. The Cottage by the Sea. 50th Thousand.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No. 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Domestic life, Country life, Families, Time, Nostalgia
  • 1857
    Ettie May. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher William Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Love, Deathbeds, Angels
  • 1857
    The Owl. Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 25 Union Square New York
    Subjects:Birds, Trees, Rulers, Night
  • 1858
    Winsome Winnie of the Mill.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Clothing & dress, Portraits, Love
  • 1858
    Some One To Love. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Happiness
  • 1858
    Far on the Deep Blue Sea. Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 543 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Clipper ships, Homesickness, Travel, Sadness
  • 1858
    Bonny Eloise (The Belle of Mohawk Vale). Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Nostalgia, Time
  • 1859
    Happy Be Thy Dreams.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 543 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Happiness, Contentment
  • 1859
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    The Union. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Secession, Patriotism
  • 1859
    3 Ballads. 5th Thousand. No. 2. The Cottage by the Sea. (New and Revised Edition in a Lower Key).
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Dwellings, Waterfronts, Farms, Ships, Moonlight, Nostalgia, Time, Contentment
  • 1860
    'Tis But a Little Faded Flower. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Keepsakes
  • 1860
    Pleasant Memories. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 543 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Nostalgia, Time
  • 1861
    Think of Me Sometimes. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Son & Co., 563 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Sadness, Time, Friendship, Love
  • 1861
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    May God Protect Columbia. A Patriotic Hymn.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Son & Co., 563 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1861
    Annie of the Vale. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1861
    Annie of the Vale. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1861
    Bonny Eloise. The Belle of the Mohawk Vale. A Song With Chorus. Southern Edition.
    Place & Publisher Blackmar & Bro., 199 Broad St. Augusta, GA
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Homesickness, Domestic life, Nostalgia, Civil War--Confederate
  • 1861
    She Wept Her Life Away, or, The Orphan. Song With Chorus.
    Place & Publisher H.E. Dodworth, 6 Astor Place New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Death, Grief, Graves
  • 1862
    Songs and Ballads by J.R. Thomas. No. 3. Home is Home.
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, No. 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Domestic life, Contentment, Love
  • 1862
    The Last Words of Washington. Song. "Washington's Farewell Address will be found on the last page of this Song."
    Place & Publisher Thaddeus Firth, 547 Broadway, Successor to Firth, Son & Co. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, George Washington, Deathbeds, Last words, Patriotism
  • 1862
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    The Standard of Freedom. National Song.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:National Emblems, Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1862
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    Comrades Touch the Elbow. Song of the 9th Co., 7th Regt. N.Y.S.M. National Guard.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Son & Co., 563 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courage, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1863
    Little Willie's Grave. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son New York
    Subjects:Memorial works, Children, Death, Families
  • 1863
    Kiss Me Good Night Mother. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Nostalgia, Youth, Sadness
  • 1863
    Linger Not Darling. Serenade.
    Place & Publisher John Church, Jr., 66 West 4th St. Cincinnati
    Subjects:Love, Night, Courtship, Sleeping
  • 1864
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    Six Songs. I'm Dying Far From Those I Love. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St Chicago
    Subjects:Roses, Civil War--Union, Deathbeds, War casualties, Soldiers, Mothers & children
  • 1864
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    Mother Kissed Me in My Dreams. Tenth Edition.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, War casualties, Mothers & children, Death
  • 1864
    When the War is Over Mary. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Courtship, Love, Sadness, Homecomings, Patriotism
  • 1864
    When the War is Over Mary. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Courtship, Love, Sadness, Homecomings, Patriotism
  • 1864
    Down by the Gate. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher G.D. Russell & Company, 126 Tremont, opposit Park Street Boston
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Night
  • 1865
    In the Moonlight Long Ago. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Henry Tolman & Co., 291 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Nostalgia, Time
  • 1865
    Blue-Eyed Bell. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Son & Co., 563 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1865
    Our Noble Chief Has Passed Away. Elegy on the death of Abraham Lincoln.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Tombs & sepulchral monuments, Memorial works, Pain
  • 1865
    While Gentle Ones are Around Us. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Henry Tolman & Co., 291 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Prayer, Love, Death
  • 1865
    Masonic Ode.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Fraternal organizations, Emblems, Symbols, Weights & measures
  • 1865
    Beautiful Isle of the Sea. Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Islands, Nostalia, Homesickness, Homecomings
  • 1865
    O! Sweet Be Thy Repose. Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Love, Sleeping, Dreaming
  • 1865
    Beautiful Isle of the Sea. Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Islands, Nostalia, Homesickness, Homecomings
  • 1866
    Softly O'er the Rippling Waters. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Rowboats, Singing, Guitars, Couples, Moonlight, Courtship, Love
  • 1866
    Softly O'er the Rippling Waters. Song.
    Place & Publisher Thaddeus Firth, 563 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Boats, Moonlight, Courtship, Love
  • 1866
    The Rainbow Temperance Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Clothing & dress, Portraits, Couples, Fountains, Alcoholic beverages, Vice
  • 1866
    Jenny Who Lives in the Dell. Ballad. (with Chorus ad lib).
    Place & Publisher C.M. Tremaine, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1866
    Do You Think the Moon Could Have Seen Us?
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Couples, Gardens, Moonlight, Fountains, Courtship, Love, Marriage, Kissing
  • 1867
    Good Bye, But Come Again. A Beautiful Ballad.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters & Bro., 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Wreaths, Roses, Farewells, Courtship, Love, Kissing
  • 1867
    Jamie's Whisper to Jessie. A Beautiful Scotch Ballad.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters & Bro. Cincinnati
    Subjects:Rowboats, Bodies of water, Mountains, Castles & palaces, Dwellings, Spires, Couples, Water lilies, Courtship, Love, Dialects
  • 1867
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    Blue-Eyed Bell. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Clothing & dress, Dogs, Courtship, Love
  • 1867
    Croquet.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Gardens, Couples, Courtship & love, Sculpture, Kissing
  • 1867
    Croquet.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Gardens, Couples, Courtship & love, Sculpture, Kissing
  • 1867
    Birds Will Come Again.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 711 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Dwellings, Doors & doorways, Stairways, Adults, Children, Flowers, Nature, Seasons, Love, Farewells
  • 1867
    Good Bye, But Come Again. A Beautiful Ballad.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters & Bro. Cincinnati
    Subjects:Wreaths, Roses, Farewells, Courtship, Love, Kissing
  • 1868
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    The Rainbow Temperance Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Couples, Clothing & dress, Costumes, Fountains, Symbols, Vice, Alcoholic beverages
  • 1868
    Ye Midnight Stars. Serenade.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. P ond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Cliffs, Oceans, Lighthouses, Skies, Night, Rocks, Boats, Steamboats, Absenses, Love
  • 1868
    Song of Friendship.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 & 865 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Comfort, Love, Friendship
  • 1868
    The Rainbow Temperance Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Couples, Clothing & dress, Costumes, Fountains, Symbols, Vice, Alcoholic beverages
  • 1868
    If You Love Me, Do My Will.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Bibles, Pedestals, Religion, Prayer
  • 1868
    Land of Home & Beauty.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 711 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Country life, Panoramic views, Cattle, Horses, Mountains, Dwellings, Bodies of water, Homesickness
  • 1868
    Waiting in the Twilight.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Homecomings, Love, Distress, Kissing
  • 1868
    Nearest and Dearest.
    Place & Publisher C.M. Tremaine, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Gardens, Mountains, Children, Girls, Love
  • 1868
    Better Days.
    Place & Publisher John F. Ellis, 306 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, D.C.
    Subjects:Aged persons, Children, Food, Poor persons, Doors & doorways, Stairways, Shipwrecks, Fathers & children, Reunions, Homecomings
  • 1868
    Birds of the Angel Wing. Song and Quartette.
    Place & Publisher P.L. Huyett & Son, No. 9 Fourth St. St. Joseph, Mo.
    Subjects:Forests, Deer, Nature, Seasons, Symbols
  • 1868
    Against the Stream.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Rowboats, Couples, Food, Baskets, Courtship, Love
  • 1868
    God Bless Us Every One. Song. Subject From The Christmas Carol.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Toasting, Prayer, Holidays, Fictitious characters, Literature, Authors
  • 1868
    The Rainbow Temperance Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Couples, Clothing & dress, Costumes, Fountains, Symbols, Vice, Alcoholic beverages
  • 1869
    No Crown Without the Cross.
    Place & Publisher John L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Flowers, Comfort, Religion
  • 1870
    One Dream of You, My Own. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 543 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Sadness
  • 1870
    The Pretty Little Maid of Minnetonka. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Canoes, Dwellings, Fences, Love, Homecomings
  • 1870
    Some Heart Will Love Thee Still. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 543 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Love, Depression, Comfort
  • 1870
    Still Thine Own! Ballad.
    Place & Publisher William A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Love, Courtship, Weeping, Distress
  • 1870
    The Gates Ajar. Song With Chorus.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 711 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Deathbeds, Angels, Heaven
  • 1871
    Come Again Happy Days! Song.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 543 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Time, Nostalgia
  • 1873
    The Old Time, or, When You Were Seventeen. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 711 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Time
  • 1873
    Eilleen Allanna. Irish Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Edward Hopkins, 861 Broadway, Near 17th St. New York
    Subjects:Flowers, Courtship, Love, Marriage, Homecomings
  • 1873
    Eilleen Allanna. Irish Ballad. Only Authorized Edition.
    Place & Publisher William A. Pond & Co., 25 Union Square New York
    Subjects:Flowers, Courtship, Love, Marriage, Homecomings
  • 1874
    Not Lost For Ever.
    Place & Publisher n.p.
    Subjects:Heaven, Death, Comfort
  • 1876
    The Day When You'll Forget Me. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 451 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Couples, Waterfronts, Moonlight, Boats, Love, Devotion
  • 1877
    The Rose of Killarney. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 451 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Windows, Lakes & ponds, Watering cans, Garden, Portraits, Courtship, Love
  • 1878
    Must We Then Meet As Strangers. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 711 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Drapery, Courtship, Love, Distress
  • 1884
    The Miller's Daughter. Love Song.
    Place & Publisher C.H. Ditson & Co., 867 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Poets, Courtship & love