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[p. 11] Is it not to one of our own citizens? Do we not remember him as he quietly plied the saw, the plane and the lathe by yonder hill? It is Chickering.

Mr. Chickering was there present, having then constructed eleven thousand pianos since his restoration in 1817 of this London-made piano, which was the incentive to his life's work.

And here we leave the old instrument that was once a Medford piano, with the suggestion that some one follow up our investigation and get from this old ‘organized piano’ more of its history, which is really something unique and of remarkable interest.

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