The 
Daguerreian Society


On this day (December 11) in the year 1850, the following item appeared in 
the "Boston Daily Evening Transcript":
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  The premium on the first ticket to the Lind concert at Baltimore was only 
$100.  The purchaser was Mr J. Whitehurst, Daguerreotypist.  Subsequently, 
a seat adjoining was purchased for Mr Whitehurst, for $6 50.  The first 
three seats in the parquette were knocked off at a premium of $4 each.  The 
whole number of seats in the parquette was 546, and the highest premium was 
$4 25.

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Posted for your enjoyment.      Gary W. Ewer       
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12-11-96


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