1885 - 1886 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF RURAL LIFE IN WESTERN NEW YORK STATE

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,349.99

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On offer is a densely filled original handwritten manuscript diary dated September 1885 through 1886 written in a "Student's Note book" writing tablet. In total, 58 full pages detailing the personal life of a hardworking farming family. Travels to Medina and Lafayette suggest western New York State and given the work and responsibilities: making fire daily, harnessing the horses, harrowing, apple picking, pig tending, smoking meat, rec'd letter from C. E. Louth M.D. from Cleveland Ohio, buying oranges and lickerest[licorice], tapping trees for sap, working in the creamery, selling basswood planks boat maker further suggest this is correct. Many many names of visitors, business relations and family include: Howe, Randall, Harper, Bisler, Fisher, Lish, Beattle, Will Priest [who married Ella], Bishop, Burnam, Will Emmons, Holcomb, Phillips, McConnell, Beach, Billings, Will Stiles, C.M. Willcott township clerk and many more. No doubt local historians and collectors will find the clues to identify this writer. 5 ½" x 8" Overall G.

Title: 1885 - 1886 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF RURAL LIFE IN WESTERN NEW YORK STATE

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED

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

Publisher: MEDINA NEW YORK ROCHESTER SYRACUSE NY, 1885

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001022

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