Archives Collection

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS                                                                                  06-001

               Letter, March 7, 1856


Physical Description:

1 letter



March 7, 1856



Purchased from CJG Enterprises in December 2006.


Scope and content:

Titled, “A short address to and in behalf of the scholars to their teacher Mr. David C. Crawford at the close of singing school in District No. 10 in the town of Salem March 7th, 1856,” this two-page hand-written letter extends thanks to Mr. Crawford from his students. “We heartily congratulate him on the success of his first effort in teaching vocal music….” It is signed in reverse: John B. Fairley.



Filed by date in manuscript section of the stacks in box labeled Miscellaneous Papers.


Related Materials:

Singing school instruction books, singing school chart, Gibson collection.


LPC March 2007