American Baptist minister who famously wrote, “My Country ‘tis of Thee,” which he had originally entitled, “America.” Smith writes and signs the lyrics to his verses, which became often referred to as the unofficial national anthem… “My country ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing, Land where my father died, Land of the pilgrim’s pride, From every mountainside, Let freedom ring. S.F. Smith, Written in 1832, September 17, 1890.” A classic piece of Americana, in excellent condition.  $2,450