HARLOW T KAYS
Title: 1897 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN ALL-AMERICAN BOY-NEXT-DOOR WHO HAPPENS TO LIVE IN A TENT
Book Condition: Good+
Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Publisher: California  1897
Seller ID: 0002571
On offer is a charming and unusual pre turn of the Century manuscript diary handwritten by a young, 12 year old, boy named is Harlow T Kays. Harlow it appears to live in a tent, one that is equipped with a kitchen in we think California. He lived/worked at a Dairy Creamery and went to a creamery dance making for a unique perspective of a late 19th Century boy. He writes about his daily activities, whitewashing, playing, sweeping the tent and stuffing up holes in the kitchen. He enjoyed reading Tanglewood Tales. He also talks about a bunk house and not making it to school because of chores. He says that it rained so much so they did not milk that day. He mentions working in the orchard, playing football, and one day he did not go to school because there were not enough scholars. There are about 100 written pages, the book full save for one and a half blank pages. It measures 8 ¼" x 6 ¼". Overall G+.
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