FALLSBURGH, NEW YORK, SULLIVAN COUNTY, 1863
Seller ID: 0001925
On offer is an interesting, original 1863 manuscript Civil War era diary handwritten by the eminent physician Dr. Thomas Scoresby (1804 - 1866) of Fallsburgh NewYork in Sullivan County. Scoresby, English born, practiced in Sullivan County and this diary lists patient calls, observations on current events, pharmaceutical formulas, local family names, his own family events and news about his son, also a doctor, W. F. Scoresby. We note that Scoresby's father William was a well-known whaling master and there is a great deal of archival material about the Scoresby's at Mystic Seaport, "Scoresby... View More...