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    • Letter from Rev. John F. Spence to Rev. John S. Petty, June 11, 1884

    • Tennessee Wesleyan College; Petty, John S., 1838-1911; Spence, John F., 1828-1912; Methodist Episcopal Church. Holston Conference (Tenn.)--History
    • The is the last in the series of five letters that Spence sent to Petty regarding Spence's financial needs in relation to East Tennessee Wesleyan University. In this final letter Spence thanks Petty for paying his pledge, and he also tells him...
    • Rev. John F. Spence letter to Rev. John S. Petty, December 5, 1883

    • Tennessee Wesleyan College; Petty, John S., 1838-1911; Spence, John F., 1828-1912; Methodist Episcopal Church. Holston Conference (Tenn.)--History
    • In this fourth letter to Rev. Petty, Spence reminds him of his obligation as a trustee of East Tennessee Wesleyan University and a Methodist minister, that it is imperative that he pay the amount he pledged. Spence described the dire financial...
    • Letter to Rev. John S. Petty from Rev. John F. Spence, November 5, 1882

    • Petty, John S., 1838-1911; Spence, John F., 1828-1912; Methodist Episcopal Church. Holston Conference (Tenn.)--History; Tennessee Wesleyan College
    • In this letter Rev. Spence, who at the time when he wrote it was serving as president of East Tennessee Wesleyan University (now known as Tennessee Wesleyan College), describes the needs of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Athens, Tenn. He also...
    • Letter from Rev. John F. Spence to Rev. John S. Petty, June 11, 1883

    • Tennessee Wesleyan College; Methodist Episcopal Church. Holston Conference (Tenn.)--History; Petty, John S., 1838-1911; Spence, John F., 1828-1912
    • This letter is both a plea for Petty to pay his pledge as well as a report on the problems Spence is having with getting others to pay their pledges to East Tennessee Wesleyan University (Tennessee Wesleyan College)
    • family, GB Grayson (talking)

    • Guitars; Mandolins; Banjos; Fiddle music; Blues music; Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about his family's music history, and famous local fiddler, GB Grayson, who Spence's father played with regularly. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in...
    • Kansas City Railroad Blues

    • Blues music; Guitars; Railroads;
    • Spence Moore plays blues guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. Listen to them talking about this song: fe07102.
    • Kansas City Railroad Blues (talking)

    • Blues music; Guitars; Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about learning the song he just played, and black musicians in his youth. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. Listen to Spencer...
    • Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Spence Moore sings a Charlie Poole song and plays guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee.
    • picking style, blues (talking)

    • Blues music; Guitars; Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about the picking styles he uses for different styles. He also talks about different styles of blues. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City,...
    • John Henry

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Spence Moore sings and plays guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. Listen to him talking about this song: fe07202, & fe07204
    • John Henry, Lonesome Road Blues (talking)

    • Blues music; Guitars; Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about the song he just played, the song he is going to play, other instruments he plays. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. ...
    • Mountain City Blues

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about his definition of blues. Then he plays guitar and sings a song his brother wrote about a jail mate. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain...
    • Mountain City Blues (talking)

    • Blues music; Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about the song he just played. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. Listen to Spencer playing this song: fe07208.
    • Blue Yodel #5

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Spence Moore sings a Jimmie Rodgers song and plays guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee.
    • Why Should I Be Lonely

    • Guitars; Singing;
    • Spence Moore sings a Jimmie Rodgers song and plays guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee.
    • records, father (talking)

    • Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about listening to records in his youth, and his father's work. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee.
    • Black Snake Moan

    • Blues music; Guitars;
    • Spence Moore sings a Blind Lemon Jefferson song and plays blues guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. Listen to them talking about this song: fe07105.
    • Black Snake Moan (talking)

    • Blues music; Guitars; Interviews;
    • Spence Moore talks with Vaughan Webb about learning the song he just played, buying records, and black musicians in his youth. This interview takes place in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee. ...
    • Blue Ridge Mountain Blues

    • Blues music; Guitars; Singing;
    • Spence Moore sings a Vernon Dalhart song and plays guitar for Vaughan Webb in his home in Chilhowie, Virginia. He was born and raised in Mountain City, Tennessee.

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