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1868 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NOTED SALEM NEW JERSEY BOOKSELLER

By: CLINTON BOWEN

Price: $1,585.99

Publisher: SALEM NEW JERSEY NJ, 1868

Seller ID: 0001674

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an interesting, original 1868 manuscript diary handwritten by Clinton Bowen, Salem, New Jersey, book dealer [b.1839, d.1917, married Sarah E. Sharp] identified with owner's blind embossed seal "Clinton Bowen, Bookseller & Stationer, Salem, N.J." Bound in leather, 4" x 6", the diary is almost filled between January through March with legible ink entries, then sporadic with some months mostly blank and a few pages of accounting in the back. He writes of marriages, deaths, church matters, business, weather, local news, hearing Frederick Douglass lecture, arson fire mak... View more info