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ned the piano as such. Perhaps the strings were then removed, or later when found useless. How long the owners continued to play the organ by itself as recommended we cannot say, nor yet whether it was thus usable when exhibited in 1902. It certainly is not at this present writing, as the keys are almost immovable. Regarding the other piano, said to have been Princess Amelia's, the following communication is self-explanatory: Chickering & Sons, Div. American piano Company, Boston, Mass. Boston, December 13, 1921. my Dear Mr. Mann:— At last I have heard from my authorities with the result that the pretty little story about the Princess Amelia's Piano being in the possession of Miss Hale appears to be completely disproved. I am rather sorry for our part, but am pleased for your sake, for this simplifies your problems in connection with the Christopher Ganer Piano at the Conservatory. I wrote to the man who had charge of the Historical Musical Exhibition, held in H
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., How a Medford Ship was built. (search)
very stanchion Rail 5 inches thick Bottom plank 3 1/2 inches thick to the round of the bilge and then 4 inch white oak except 6 streaks of yellow pine 4 in. thick, 3 of the 6 yellow pine streaks under wales to flush out. The 5 lower wales & the upper wale, making six, white oak—the rest yellow pine 7 inches wide. Upper streks 5 1/2 inches wide & 3 1/2 inches thick each butt fastened with a copper spike Ship Horsburgh built by Hayden & Cudworth at Medford for Danl. C. Bacon of Boston, Mass. launched May 1 1847, Carpenters tonnage 577 72/95 Tons Government tonnage about 550 Tons. Dimensions Carpenter's Measurement Length on deck 142 feet Breadth of beam-Carpenters' measure29 feet 8 1/2 in Whole depth20 feet 9 in Built with a half poop cabin, about 18 feet long with a house running six feet forward of poop, with a state room on one side & entry on the other side, next to gangway. Has American Rigging made by Mr Sewall– Cotton duck for heavy sails & t