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1884 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HAND WRITTEN BY A VERY POLITICAL RHODE ISLAND MACHINIST, MERCHANT, OYSTERMAN AND BASS HORN PLAYER IN THE TOWN BAND

By: GEORGE AVERY

Price: $2,455.99

Publisher: WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND LOCUSTVILLE, 1884

Seller ID: 0008087

Condition: Good


On offer is an excellent and detailed diary of a Rhode Island businessman who was very active in his local community. The diary is in good condition. It measures 6 inches by 3 inches. The diary entries are 100% complete. There are several cash account pages partially completed as well as some memoranda notes. His entries are for the most part quite legible. George Washington Avery II was born in Groton CT February 18, 1847 and lived in what is now Westerly RI. At the time, it was also known as Locustville and there are some references to that later name. He died February 15th, 1928 and is buri... View more info