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Peter Beemer Manuscript is a 96 page manuscript book covered in canvas, containing the scores of dance tunes from Warren’s Diggins, Idaho, in the 1860’s. Peter Beemer was a miner and musician in Warren's Diggins, Idaho Territory, who led a small dance orchestra, wrote down and arranged the songs which were whistled, hummed or sung to him by various residents of the area. The book was subsequently used by Charles Bemis, saloon keeper, violinist, and a longtime resident of Warren, who was a member of Beemer's original orchestra.

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