Author:MRS. DOCTOR ANSON HOOKER [ANNA WRIGHT HOOKER]

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1869 ORIGINAL HEARTFELT HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY DETAILING THE TRIALS, TRIBULATIONS AND TRAGEDIES OF A WELL CONNECTED, WELL RESPECTED BOSTON FAMILY

By: MRS. DOCTOR ANSON HOOKER [ANNA WRIGHT HOOKER]

Price: $2,295.99

Publisher: CHARLESTON BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS, 1869

Seller ID: 0001732

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a fascinating, original post Civil War 1869 manuscript diary handwritten by Anna Wright Hooker filled with entries revealing a keystone year in this Boston woman's life. The year finds Anna and her family headed by her important doctor-husband [Anson Hooker] at the top of the Boston social scene: she and her husband socialized very frequently, going into Boston almost daily. They attended the famous Peace Jubilee in Boston that summer, for instance. Dr Hooker was always out tending to people it seemed, sometimes in the middle of the night. He stayed with a suicide victim for two da... View more info