|p. xxi: Hutchinsons' education: Asa, Judson, and probably Abby, if not also John, attended the Hancock (NH) Literary and Scientific Institution, according to William Willis Hayward, The History of Hancock, New Hampshire: 1764-1889 ( Lowell: Vox Populi Press, 1889) 230.|
|p xxiii: "Their various": Quoted in
Hans Nathan: "The Tyrolese
Family Rainer and the Vogue of Singing Mountain-
Troupes in Europe and America," Musical Quarterly 32 ( 1946) 72; for information on the Rainer's early
I. Moscheles: The Tyrolese Melodies ( London: n.p., 1827).|
Tyrolese Vocalists: Program dated 7 July 1834, in collection of American Antiquarian Society.
Euterpeans/Hughes Family: Programs in collection of American Antiquarian Society.
|p. xxiv: John and Rainer Family: John Wallace Hutchinson: Story
of the Hutchinsons (Tribe of Jesse), 2 vols. ( Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1896; reprint, New York: Da
Capo, 1977) II:296.|
"The performances": 13 November 1840.
Twelve thousand concerts: Figure claimed by John in the pamphlet "The Original Hutchinson Family . . . , 40th Annual Tour," found in the collection of the Lynn Historical Society. If concerts by others of the Hutchinsons, principally Asa and his family, are added in, the number becomes much greater, perhaps in the range of twenty thousand.
|p. xxvi: "Respectable audience": Story of the Hutchinsons, I:37.|
Wilton concert: [ Asa B. Hutchinson?]: The Book of Brothers: History of the Hutchinson Family ( New York: Hutchinson Family, 1852) 19.
|p. xxvii: Program: Hutchinson Family scrapbook, Wadleigh Public Library, Milford, NH.|
|p. xxix: "Without a vestige": Journal, 12 February 1842. Newburyport Herald: 11 February 1842.|