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1867 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NEW HAMPSHIRE FARMER AND LUMBERMAN'S DIARY

By: DANIEL LEARY

Price: $365.99

Publisher: Keene New Hampshire, 1867

Seller ID: 000992

Condition: Good


On offer is an original handwritten 1867 diary kept by minimally literate farmer Daniel Leary of Keene New Hampshire who records the sale of his pigs, visits, cutting hay etc. Entries are sparse, but the flavor of a rough life on a New Hampshire farm comes through especially when he makes personal notes. Fro example on July 25, 1867 Daniel's father gets sick, and then he has priest and doctor in; then he records three weeks of visits, sometimes three in a day, by the doctor. Then in November he notes on a Sunday morning that his father went to work. This is a traditional leather diary with cal... View more info