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1879 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A MAINE WOMAN DETAILING DAILY LIFE IN A SMALL FARMING VILLAGE

By: ALICE GOODRICH

Price: $2,055.99

Publisher: BINGHAM, MAINE, 1879

Seller ID: 0008155

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting little diary of a farm wife in rural Maine in mid-19th century America. It measures 4.75 inches by 3.25 inches and contains 60 pages plus memoranda. The binding, covers and pages are in good condition. The handwriting is in pencil and, although faded somewhat, is legible. Also included in the diary are a number of pieces of ephemera. Alice Goodrich was born in 1853 in the village of Bingham, ME. She married in 1873 and had 3 children. She passed away in 1908 at the age of 54. Married to Granville Goodrich, she lived on a farm near the village. Her household is a busy... View more info