1896 - 1897 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY, HISTORY AND WEATHER LOG OF FLORENCE'S GRANDPA

By: UNIDENTIFIED

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The endpapers are anotated: "Grandpa, from Florence, Christmas 1895." Grandpa, save for two summer months, details weather approximates, family comings and goings, letters received, visitors and births, deaths and local events. Many Republican political references. Here are some snippets: "Went to a bicycle road race and balloon ascension with parachute jump...firemen's muster." "Went to Irish Temperance Parade." "Republican Rally at City Hall." "A man gave slite hand performants." "Great R Road accident at Concord NH White Mountains Express." "Great wind broke electric wire." "Went to Old Residents entertainment at City Hall." The gentleman continued through December 31st, 1896 using the memorandum and financial pages and did not stop until July 1897. Brilliant piece of history of 19th century Haverhill and area Massachusetts history.

Title: 1896 - 1897 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY, HISTORY AND WEATHER LOG OF FLORENCE'S GRANDPA

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Diary,

Publisher: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA, 1896

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall

Seller ID: 000095

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