1854 ORIGINAL NAIVE MANUSCRIPT DIARY FILLED WITH THE DAILY DETAILS OF LIFE IN EAST BOSTON HANDWRITTEN BY A ELDERLY WOMAN WHO STILL REMEMBERS THAT HER FATHER WOULD HAVE BEEN 112 HAD HE LIVED

By: UNIDENTIFIED.

Price: $855.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


On offer is a super, naïve original 1854 East Boston manuscript diary with simple entries handwritten by an unidentified 63 year old woman who maintains a record for financial, genealogical, local births, deaths and events and many personal remembrances. 'Jan 24 Virginia G. Walker 2 years old. 28 Mr. Lancaster died this morning. 30 The coldest morning that has been for twenty years.' Then: 'January 6 1834 my Father if living would be one hundred and 12 years old today.' 'Feb 9 My husband is 66 years old this day. Mary Anne fell and broke her collarbone.' The 5 x 3½ inch book has about 30 pages of entries, some loose pages but all complete. Over G..

Title: 1854 ORIGINAL NAIVE MANUSCRIPT DIARY FILLED WITH THE DAILY DETAILS OF LIFE IN EAST BOSTON HANDWRITTEN BY A ELDERLY WOMAN WHO STILL REMEMBERS THAT HER FATHER WOULD HAVE BEEN 112 HAD HE LIVED

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED.

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

Publisher: EAST BOSTON, CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS, 1854

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002396

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