Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William Smith” in article pos=37 of The Daily Dispatch: may 11, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

...spondent says, it was played in derision of the Americans, by the British lifers during the Revolutionary war — Its true origin is from an unsuccessful oratorio, entitled "Ulysses," composed by William Smith . "Hail Columbia," originally the old "President's March," was composed by the German leader of the band at Trenton, after the battle. The "Star Spangled Banner is the old Irish tune of Bibo. The ...
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William Smith 1,389 2 165 0 0 user votes
William Smith O'Brien 13 0 1 0 0 user votes
William Smith Patterson 12 0 0 0 0 user votes
William Smith Clark 6 0 2 0 0 user votes
William Smith Greenough 6 0 0 0 0 user votes
Franklin William Smith 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
Frederick William Smith 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
Coimmander William Smith 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
F. William Smith 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Frederic William Smith 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
I. William Smith 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
William Smithers 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
William Smithtall 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
H. William Smith 1 0 1 0 0 user votes

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