Author:PATTIE FITZGERALD

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1872 - 1878 ORIGINAL, SAD MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A VIRGINIA TEENAGER SUFFERING AT SCHOOL AND STARTING TO HAVE DARK MURDEROUS NIGHTMARES

By: PATTIE FITZGERALD

Price: $2,055.99

Publisher: FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA, 1872

Seller ID: 0002189

Condition: Fair+


On offer is a fascinating, original 1872 - 1878 manuscript diary handwritten by a young woman, likely a teenager, named Pattie Fitzgerald of Fredericksburg Virginia who attended a boarding school called the B.F. Institute. The 47 pages of handwritten entries make for an unusual diary inasmuch Pattie provides the usual day-to-day activities but this book is moreso a depository of her most private thoughts revealing an interesting narrative of life in the south after the Civil War. Spanning a number of years in long narrative form, it seems she became very depressed and despondent in the late 18... View more info