BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS NEW YORK BANGOR MAINE, 1885
Seller ID: 0001035
Condition: Very Good
On offer is a fascinating piece of 1885 handwritten manuscript Americana being a diary by a young man who appears to be the son of a ship owner of increasing commerce and a detailed look at a serious high wheel bicyclist. The diary begins in New York on January 1st when he apparently arrived with the Bark Haydn Brown of Boston which his father had part ownership. He writes about the Bark going into dry-dock, being towed to 31st pier in New York and loading oil. He most of his time New York and particularly Brooklyn and attends theatre, opera and other events. Watches "100's, thousands skat... View More...