Author:ALBION SANBORN

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1874 SUPER, ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF AN EXTENDED VOYAGE AND EVENTUAL RESETTLEMENT OF AN AMESBURY MASSACHUSETTS MAN AND HIS FAMILY TO THE GOLD FIELDS OF CALIFORNIA

By: ALBION SANBORN

Price: $4,855.99

Publisher: WEST AMESBURY MASSACHUSETTS NORTH VALLEY CALIFORNI, 1874

Seller ID: 0007019

Condition: Fair


On offer is an outstanding journal of an adventurous voyage in the 1870s. Measuring 8.25 inches by 6.25 inches, it contains 46 pages. It is about 76% complete. The handwriting is clear and legible. The spine of the hardbound book has broken and the covers are loosely attached but all pages are intact and in good condition. Albion Sanborn was a 35 year old married man living in West Amesbury, MA in the later 1860s/early 1870s. He decides to leave his wife Maria and their child to go to California to seek his fortune and then return home at some unspecified time in the future. Casual research ha... View more info