Author:MR. & MRS. R. F. HAYES

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1874 & 1879 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARIES HANDWRITTEN BY A LUMBERMAN, CARPENTER AND FARMER DETAILING THE HARD WORKING LIFE OF AN ANGLO FAMILY SOUTH EAST OF MONTREAL QUEBEC CANADA

By: MR. & MRS. R. F. HAYES

Price: $1,485.99

Publisher: MONTREAL CANAAN ABBOTSFORD COWANSVILLE QUEBEC, 1874

Seller ID: 0001742

Condition: Fair


On offer is an interesting, original manuscript pair [2] of diaries handwritten by R. F. Hayes [and occasionally by his wife we believe] dated 1874 and 1879. While not directly stated there seems to be little doubt that Mr. and Mrs. Hayes are lumbermen, carpenters and farmers living somewhere south/south-east of Montreal Quebec Canada frequently working and traveling to towns like Waterloo, Canaan, Montreal, Cowansville, West Shefford and Abbotsford all in Quebec-New York border south of Montreal. The 1874 diary is full of entries and the 1879 diary is about ¾ full. A casual read finds that M... View more info