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Letter: West Point, Georgia to [William M.] Smith, Macon, Georgia, 1926 July 8

author: Jordan, G. T.
extent: [2] p.
date: July 8, 1926
summary: Letter from G. T. Jordan of Universal Pictures to Smith, probably William M. Smith, manager of the Douglass Theatre, dated July 8, 1926, regarding an organ that might be purchased for the Douglass Theatre. Jordan recounts hearing that Smith and Douglass (probably Charles Henry Douglass, owner of the Douglass Theatre) are interested in purchasing an organ. He advises that W. A. Odom of the Palace Theatre in Thomaston, Georgia has one that he would sell. Jordan recommends that Smith take a look at the instrument and conveys the asking price of eight hundred to nine hundred dollars. He adds that there are about two hundred rolls of music for the organ at a cost of seven hundred dollars.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 19
folder: 162
item: 16

Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Thomaston (Ga.)
Upson County (Ga.)
Odom, W. A.
Smith, William M., theater manager
Douglass, Charles Henry, 1870-1940
Palace Theatre (Thomaston, Ga.)
Theater organ--Georgia--Macon
Organ (Musical instrument)--Georgia--Macon
Theaters--Equipment and supplies
Player organ rolls
Letters (correspondence)

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West Point, Ga. [Georgia],] [written text: July 8] [printed text: 192] [written text: 6
Dear Smith --

Last time I was in Macon you and Douglas said something about a organ for the front of your Theatre I presume.

Mr. W. A. Odom Palace Theatre Thomaston Ga [Georgia] has one they would sell. they have two, bought the last one for a change you might call them over phone -- go over and see what he has -- I will say this much, you can depend on what Mr. Odom tells you.

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I believe the instrument he has would suit you. I think he wants around $800,00 or $90000 he has about 200 rolls of music that goes with it he told me the music cost $70000. Anyway get in touch with Mr Odom. and see what you can do.

Yours Truly,
[Signed] G. T. Jordan

Universal Pictures]