Receipt for piano forte, Portland, 1836

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Stephen Longfellow purchased a rosewood piano forte for his daughter, Anne S. Longfellow from J.S. Paine of Portland. Paine owned a music store, published sheet music, and founded the Portland Band—later called Chandler’s Band.

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  • Title: Receipt for piano forte, Portland, 1836
  • Creator: Jacob S Paine
  • Creation Date: 1836
  • Subject Date: 1836
  • Location: Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: S-8832_Folder 2
  • Object Type: Text

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