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Shepherds watching
James A. Porter's carol "Shepherds watching" was published in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1884, and it is not unlikely that the composer was resident in that city. A certain James A. Porter is listed as residing at Brighton House, Cincinnati in the 1853 directory. Someone by the name of James A. Porter also published a book, A Prince of Anuhuac: A Histori-Traditional Story antedating the Aztec Empire in Cincinnati in 1894. It is not known if these were one and the same person..

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Cincinnati, Ohio, in about the year 1905
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