Author:JOSEPH E. SAWYER

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1868 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A YOUNG, ASPIRING LAWYER WORKING FOR A NOTED JUDGE AND MAINTAINING AN ACTIVE PRESENCE IN POLITICS AND VARIOUS FRATERNAL SOCIETIES

By: JOSEPH E. SAWYER

Price: $2,455.99

Publisher: BOSCOBEL WISCONSIN WI, PONTIAC MICHIGAN MI, 1868

Seller ID: 0009066

Condition: Good


On offer is a unique and thoroughly interesting diary, written by a young, but rather successful lawyer in the mid-19th century. The young man’s name is Joseph E. Sawyer, born in 1847 in Piermont, New Hampshire. Sawyer and his mother later moved to Cambridge City, Indiana, where Sawyer visits periodically. After many years of schooling, Sawyer leaves Cambridge City to go to Boscobel, Wisconsin, where he enters the law office of George C. Hazelton. In 1867 he formed a co-partnership with Benjamin Shearer and commenced business for himself at the age of twenty. They continued about one year, b... View more info