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1876 Handwritten Manuscript Journal Diary of MARY of Washington DC

By: MARY aka Mamie

Price: $1,495.99

Publisher: Washington DC, 1876

Seller ID: 000041

Condition: Good+


This charming journal was purchased from the great-great niece of the writer, who was born in Washington, DC just before the Civil War began. She was in her teens when she wrote over 100 pages in her hardback notebook in 1876. In exquisite penmanship, she jotted down notes on history, science, biography, religious and philosophical thought, and other subjects of interest to a young woman with an inquiring mind in Victorian days. Mary, or "Mamie", as she was known, lived a long life of spinsterhood, went blind in her old age, and died in her mid-nineties in the early 1950's. In her f... View more info