Document: dbr012  [view transcript]

Letter: Nashville, Tennessee to Macon, Georgia, 1928 Mar. 5


author: Bailey, James A.
extent: [1] p.
date: March 5, 1928
summary: Letter from James A. Bailey of Hatch Show Print, a Nashville-based letterpress printing company that specialized in producing posters for country, blues, and jazz performers, to the manager of the Douglass Theatre, dated March 5, 1928, regarding a shipment of advertising material. Bailey reports that his company received instructions from the "Ma" Rainey Company to send two hundred posters to the Douglass Theatre express COD. He asks that the shipment receive prompt attention and directs the manager to settle with the "Ma" Rainey Company when they play at the Douglass Theatre.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 19
folder: 163
item: 7

subjects:
Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Nashville (Tenn.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Rainey, Ma, 1886-1939
Hatch Show Print (Firm)
Hatch, H. H.
Hatch, C. R.
Blues (Music)--Georgia
Blues (Music)--To 1931
Blues musicians--United States
Women blues musicians--United States
African Americans--Music
Musicians--Employment--Georgia--Macon
Theaters--Posters
Advertising fliers--Georgia--Macon
Letters (correspondence)




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[Note: This document contains typewritten, handwritten, and printed text.]
[Note: The letterhead is printed in red and contained by an oval frame, flanked by two roosters]
[printed text:
WE CROW ABOUT
OUR
PROMPT SERVICE
HATCH
SHOW PRINT
WILL T. HATCH, MGR. [MANAGER]
NASHVILLE, TENN. [TENNESSEE]]]

[typewritten text: March 5, 1928
Manager,
Douglass Theatre,
Macon, Ga. [Georgia]
Dear Sir:

We have instructions received this afternoon from the management of the "Ma" Rainey Company, requesting that we ship you

200 1-Sheet Posters$16.50
March 12-13-14 

The above has been printed and goes forward today in one package via express, C. O. D. [CASH ON DELIVERY] $16.50 and all charges to you at Macon.

We trust you will give this shipment your prompt attention, settling with the show when they play your theatre.

Respectfully yours,
[Signed] C. R. & H. H. HATCH.
[Signed] Per.] [written text: James A Bailey]

[typewritten text: JAB/s]