Author:GEORGE A KIMBALL

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1876, 1878 + 1880 ORIGINAL GROUP OF THREE [3] MANUSCRIPT DIARIES HAND WRITTEN BY A CITY ENGINEER BUILDING ABOVE AND BELOW THE GROUND IN THE HISTORIC CITY JUST NORTH OF BOSTON KNOWN AS THE 'CHICAGO OF NEW ENGLAND'

By: GEORGE A KIMBALL

Price: $5,455.99

Publisher: SOMMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS, 1876

Seller ID: 0008154

Condition: Good +


On offer are a group of three [3] original, detailed manuscript diaries handwritten by the City Engineer of what was known as the Chicago of New England. The diaries were written in 1876, 1878 and 1880. In 1876, George Kimball was the City Engineer of the city of Somerville, MA. Just north of Boston, Somerville was the scene of significant events in the Revolutionary War. Now, it was going through a rapid industrialization that would see its population mushroom from 15,000 to 90,000. The meatpacking industry was so large that Somerville was dubbed 'The Chicago of New England'. Brick-making was... View more info