Author: JASPER W. O'FARRELL

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1906 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG SAN FRANCISCO BOY WHO CHRONICLES HIS LIVING THROUGH THE EARTHQUAKE OF 1906 INCLUDING THE DESTRUCTION OF HIS HOME

By: JASPER W. O'FARRELL

Price: $2,255.99

Publisher: SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA, 1906

Seller ID: 0001861

Condition: Good


On offer is a sensational, original 1906 manuscript diary handwritten by a young man named Jasper W. O'Farrell, who we believe was the son or grandson of Jasper O'Farrell a famed early San Francisco resident, surveyor, land holder and Senator. [There are streets in San Francisco named after him and a chain of eateries!] All the more fascinating is the narrative by the young O'Farrell who lived through the notorious earthquake of 1906. Writing in fits and spurts throughout about a third of the book he does a good job detailing the tragedy of the earthquake and the wreckage it caused, even the d... View more info