1863 ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ERA MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NOTED DOCTOR A MERE 3 YEARS BEFORE HIS OWN DEMISE

By: DR. THOMAS SCORESBY

Price: $2,255.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair+


On offer is an interesting, original 1863 manuscript Civil War era diary handwritten by the eminent physician Dr. Thomas Scoresby (1804 - 1866) of Fallsburgh NewYork in Sullivan County. Scoresby, English born, practiced in Sullivan County and this diary lists patient calls, observations on current events, pharmaceutical formulas, local family names, his own family events and news about his son, also a doctor, W. F. Scoresby. We note that Scoresby's father William was a well-known whaling master and there is a great deal of archival material about the Scoresby's at Mystic Seaport, "Scoresby Family Papers, Coll. 55." The 120 page 5-1/2" x 3-1/4" diary has a limp canvas binding with a fair bit of ageing from use, perhaps 90% full. Some loose pages and but overall Fair+.

Title: 1863 ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ERA MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NOTED DOCTOR A MERE 3 YEARS BEFORE HIS OWN DEMISE

Author Name: DR. THOMAS SCORESBY

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

Publisher: FALLSBURGH, NEW YORK, SULLIVAN COUNTY, 1863

Book Condition: Fair+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall

Seller ID: 0001925

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