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1862 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT CIVIL WAR ERA DIARY CHRONICLING THE TRAVELS AND TRAVAILS OF A CIRCUIT RIDER TEACHER IN CENTRAL NEW YORK STATE

By: CHARLES J. PETERSON [?]

Price: $1,785.99

Publisher: New York, New York NY USA Oneida Chenango county, 1862

Seller ID: 000789

Condition: Good+


On offer is a super detailed Civil War era diary by a circuit-rider school teacher who we believe was a Charles J. Peterson of Philadelphia who details his visits, stays, 'scholars' and local events of the area he serviced in central New York state. The author has connections to the area as he mentions births and funerals specifically related to him and his family. This diary will prove a wealth of genealogical and historical first hand information in central New York State specifically Oneida and Chenango counties. Each day begins with where our author will sleep that night. He also records t... View more info