1860 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A PIOUS, INTELLIGENT MASSACHUSETTS MAN FROM A PROMINENT MID-STATE FAMILY

By: JAMES TORF WHITON [sometimes Whitin]

Price: $895.99

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Book Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting original 1860 manuscript artefact of pre Civil War Americana being the handwritten diary of James Torf Whiton [sometimes Whitin] from Whitinsville, Massachusetts. In a fine hand James, who is not identified in the book but through other related ephemera, writes of his daily life and doings. Never missing a daily entry he writes of going to Worcester and Boston, mentions the Lawrence calamity at Pemberton Mills Massachusetts, visitors including Israel and Marianna Saunders, C.P. Whiton, Elsaphon Tafts, an evening exhibition of Uncle Tom's Cabin: 'it was rather a hoot but was sorry for going'; a sermon where the preacher presented 'The Seaman's Cause' and much, much more. Overall VG.

Title: 1860 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A PIOUS, INTELLIGENT MASSACHUSETTS MAN FROM A PROMINENT MID-STATE FAMILY

Author Name: JAMES TORF WHITON [sometimes Whitin]

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

Publisher: WHITINSVILLE WORCESTER MASSACHUSETTS MASS MA, 1860

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

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

Seller ID: 0001598

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