This collection consists of 111 songs, numbered I-CXI. In a note "To the public" the editors state that "A general preference has been given to American productions".
For contents cf. O.G. Sonneck, Bibl. of early secular Amer. music. 1905.
Adams and Liberty (p. 211-218) is the first appearance in an American book of the melody (slightly varied) of John Stafford Smith's Anacreontic Song, later used in The star-spangled Banner.
Wright, Andrew, printer.
Butler, S., bookseller.
Thomas, I., Jun., bookseller.
Barker, Francis, bookseller.