William R. Dempster

Timeline of works

  • 1837
    Oh! Come With Me. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher John F. Nunns, 70 South Third Street Philadelphia
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Marriage proposals, Gondolas
  • 1839
    Can I Forget to Love Thee? Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. W. Hewitt & Co. (late Nunns), 70 So. Third St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Love, Marriage, Spouses, Symbols
  • 1840
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. H. Oakes, 13 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Carts & wagons, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1840
    The Charm Has Departed.
    Place & Publisher Geo. W. Hewitt & Co., 184 Chesnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Clothing & dress, Portraits, Courtship, Love
  • 1841
    Long I For Thee! Ballad.
    Place & Publisher John F. Nunns, 184 Chesnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Clothing & dress, Portraits, Flowers, Vases, Courtship, Love
  • 1841
    The Emerald Isle.
    Place & Publisher Wm. H. Oakes, 13 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Forests, Walking, Castles & palaces, Ruins, Ships, Piers & wharves, Ireland, Homesickness, Homecomings, Time, Families, Happiness, Pride
  • 1841
    Oh! Show me Some Blue Distant Isle. Romance.
    Place & Publisher John F. Nunns, 184 Chesnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Boats, Islands, Death, Symbols, Love
  • 1842
    The Blind Boy. Twentieth Edition.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children playing, Lutes, Gardens, Summer, Flowers
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    The Death of Warren, a National Song.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Death, National Emblems, Bunker Hill Monument, Dwellings, Eagles, Battle of Bunker Hill, General Joseph Warren, General Putnam, Heroes, Patriotism
  • 1843
    I'm With You Once Again. A Popular Song.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Sailboats, Mountains, Bodies of water, Beaches, Cliffs, Travel, Homesickness, Homecomings, Patriotism, Soldiers
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    I'm With You Once Again. A Popular Song.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 135 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Sailboats, Mountains, Bodies of water, Beaches, Cliffs, Travel, Homesickness, Homecomings, Patriotism, Soldiers
  • 1843
    Jeanie Morrison. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 135 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Couples, Forests, Courtship, Love, Dialects, Time, Nature, Aged persons, Devotion, Scotland
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Carts & wagons, Sadness, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad. Sixth Edition.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Carts & wagons, Sadness, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1843
    The Lament of the Irish Emigrant. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:Gates, Hills, Farms, Spires, Carts & wagons, Sadness, Families, Death, Love, Spouses, Farewells
  • 1844
    The Lonely Auld Wife. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 135 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Clergy, Weddings, Couples, Fireplaces, Aged persons, Prayer, Spouses, Death, Grief, Chairs
  • 1845
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part Second New Year's Eve.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--winter, Celebrations, Mothers & children, Sunrises & sunsets, Death, Time
  • 1845
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part Third Return of Spring. Conclusion.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--springr, Celebrations, Births, Death, Time, Mothers & children, Sunrises & sunsets--symbols, Religion
  • 1845
    When the Night Wind Bewaileth, or, Never More, Never More.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Love, Symbols, Nature
  • 1845
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    The Death of Warren, a National Song.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 277 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Death, National Emblems, Bunker Hill Monument, Dwellings, Eagles, Battle of Bunker Hill, General Joseph Warren, General Putnam, Heroes, Patriotism
  • 1845
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part First Represents the May Queen full of joyousness and hope on the eve of May Day.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--Spring, Celebrations, Mothers & children
  • 1845
    The Loved One Was Not There. A Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Dining tables, Eating & drinking, Families, Fireplaces, Light fixtures, Toasting, Death, Grief
  • 1845
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part Second New Year's Eve.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--winter, Celebrations, Mothers & children, Sunrises & sunsets, Death, Time
  • 1845
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    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part First Represents the May Queen full of joyousness and hope on the eve of May Day.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--Spring, Celebrations, Mothers & children
  • 1845
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part Third Return of Spring. Conclusion.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--Spring, Celebrations, Births, Death, Time, Mothers & children, Sunrises & sunsets--symbols, Religion
  • 1845
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part First Represents the May Queen full of joyousness and hope on the eve of May Day.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Birds, Palm trees, Seasons--Spring, Celebrations, Mothers & children
  • 1846
    I'm Alone All Alone. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 277 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Depression, Love, Grief, Death, Dreaming
  • 1846
    O Why Does the White Man Follow My Path? Song of the Indian Hunter.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Native Americans, Genocide
  • 1846
    O Why Does the White Man Follow My Path? Song of the Indian Hunter.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Native Americans, Genocide
  • 1846
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    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part First Represents the May Queen full of joyousness and hope on the eve of May Day.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Churches, Deathbeds, Seasons--Spring, Celebrations, Mothers & children
  • 1846
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part Second New Year's Eve.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Deathbeds, Churches, Seasons--winter, Celebrations, Mothers & children, Sunrises & sunsets, Death, Time
  • 1846
    The May Queen. Cantata in Three Parts. Part Third Return of Spring. Conclusion.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Churches, Deathbeds, Seasons--springr, Celebrations, Births, Death, Time, Mothers & children, Sunrises & sunsets--symbols, Religion
  • 1846
    I'm Alone All Alone. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 113 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Depression, Love, Grief, Death, Dreaming
  • 1847
    I Canna Lo'e Him Less. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher John F. Nunns, 134 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Kitchens, Windows, Spinning, Mothers & children, Bouquets, Courtship, Love, Dialects, Unrequited love, Deception, Grief
  • 1847
    I Canna Lo'e Him Less. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher John F. Nunns, 134 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Kitchens, Windows, Spinning, Mothers & children, Bouquets, Courtship, Love, Dialects, Unrequited love, Deception, Grief
  • 1847
    The Rainy Day. Song.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Poets, Depression, Optimism
  • 1847
    I Canna Lo'e Him Less. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher John F. Nunns, 134 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
    Subjects:Kitchens, Windows, Spinning, Mothers & children, Bouquets, Courtship, Love, Dialects, Unrequited love, Deception, Grief
  • 1848
    The Dark Eye has Left Us. Song of Indian Women, From a Poem Entitled The Bridal of Pennacook.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Poets, Fathers & children, Native Americans, Spouses, Quarreling, Drownings
  • 1848
    The Dark Eye has Left Us. Song of Indian Women, From a Poem Entitled The Bridal of Pennacook.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Poets, Fathers & children, Native Americans, Spouses, Quarreling, Drownings