Author:EDWIN H. CHAFIN

Sort

Showing 1-1 of 1

1881 & 1914 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARIES OF A RURAL UPSTATE NEW YORK FARMER AND THEN LATER A SENIOR CITIZEN CASHING HIS PENSION CHECKS

By: EDWIN H. CHAFIN

Price: $685.99

Publisher: ADAMS WATERTOWN NEW YORK NY, 1881

Seller ID: 000973

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a fascinating pairing of original handwritten diaries once belonging to Adams, New York man, Edwin H. Chafin. One handwritten diary records the life, activities and commerce of a young Mr. Chafin in 1881 and then 33 years later we have his 1914 diary. Like bookends it is very intriguing to read and compare the activities and duties of a man in his 30s [he reveals his wife is 63 in 1914, thusly 30 in 1881] and then read of his more frequent church going and pension collecting three decades later. Local collectors and historians and genealogists will find a unique prospect of researc... View more info