Peter Pelham music manuscript
Bound in full calf with blind tooling. Front cover inscription reads, "Scrap Book. B.M. Watson Jr. Plymouth, Mass." Inscription on page facing the inside cover reads that the book contains: “Lessons received on the spinnet from Peter Pelham” beginning November 1744 and continuing through January 1745. Contains notes on musical terms and styles, several minuets, arias, and other songs. Includes music by Handel and Charles Theodore Pachelbel. Pelham was a student of Pachelbel.