Handwritten Sheet Music: "My Feelings"

Enfield Connecticut Shakers, American, 1792 - 1917



Ink on paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 6 15/16 × 8 7/16 in. (17.7 × 21.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in ink, upper center: My Feelings [underlined]; inscribed, in ink, above music staves: How joyful, how thankful, how loving I feel! And still I want / more love, yea, more love + zeal. / I want my love perfect. I want my love pure; That / I may with patience all things well endure.; inscribed, in ink, right center: A Hymn - about 1813 - / No end Memo of Origin / Known + sung at Enfield, Ct. 1845. / -H238

Exhibition History

An Ever-Widening Circle of Friends, The Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, New Hampshire, May 30-October 31, 2006.


Source unknown; catalogued, 2006.

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