[Brown wax home recording of anecdote about a bass viol player in early nineteenth century Ohio, told by Halsey H. Moses].

Halsey H. Moses.
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Cylinder 12988

Brown wax cylinder.
Inscription on box: "H. H. Moses Story."
Story begins: "About eighteen hundred and eight, there lived a character in Ashtabula County, Ohio by the name of Lyme Peck. He used to play the bass viol at the dances in the log cabins..." The speaker is the attorney Halsey H. Moses (b. 1831), father of F. E. Moses.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (F. E. Moses Collection, Set Number: 179-26, Originally acquired: Don Hill Collection, c.2000 (from Bevis Faversham, 1992)).
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Cylinder 12988