I'm Off to Charleston. William Donaldson.

I'm Off to Charleston

[Philadelphia]: T. M. Scroggy, 1855. _. Broadside. Songsheet lyrics for a popular minstrel song originally published as sheet music several years earlier. 6" x 8". African-American dialect.Light wear and marginal toning. Very faint vetical crease. Very Good. Item #008457

Five stanzas recounting a slave's surreptitious trip to Charleston to visit a woman while his "massa" and "missus" were summering at a Sulpher Springs resort. Said to have been a favorite of Sherman's army as it marched through Georgia to the sea during the American Civil War.

Price: $60.00

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