The Glasgow Anacreontic Society, March 1861
An advertisement on page two of The Glasgow Herald, on Wednesday the 27th of March 1861, reads:
“TO AMATEUR MUSICIANS.
“THE GLASGOW ANACREONTIC SOCIETY are open to receive a few additional GENTLEMEN AMATEURS as MEMBERS, for the following Instruments – Cornet, Tenor Violins, and Bass (Wings and Stringed).
Apply by letter, addressed ‘Anacreontic,’ Herald Office.”