Peyton B. Bibb papers
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This collection consists of 22 documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. Two letters are from Sayre Smith of Sheffield, Colbert County, Alabama and Malcolm A. Graham of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, members of the Montgomery True Blues drill company, of which Bibb is the captain, stating that they will not be able to participate in the upcoming competition in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A. J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bib” written on the front cover and on the first page.
- Bibb, Peyton (Person)
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Peyton B. Bibb was a graduate of the Naval Academy at Annapolis and for some time was Surveyor at Port Royal, Hale County, Alabama. For several years he was Captain of the Montgomery True Blues drill company and commanded that company when it won many drill contests in various parts of the United States.
2 Linear Feet (22 items, 49 pages, 1 book, 50 pages)
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Documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A.J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bibb” written on the front cover and on the first page.
Gift of Sarah Wiggins, 1993
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