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1878 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG NEW JERSEY MAN SUFFERING IN AN UNHAPPY MARRIAGE

By: PETER H. EMLEY

Price: $1,455.99

Publisher: PROSPERTOWN OCEAN COUNTY NEW JERSEY, 1878

Seller ID: 0001940

Condition: Fair+


On offer is an original 1878 manuscript diary handwritten by Peter H. Emley who lived in Prospertown Ocean County New Jersey. The diary starts on June 16th and there are only 137 days that have entries but in this short period Peter details an atypical life given the problems of his marriage that he hints at as it seems that Peter and his wife have marital problems. He frequently mentions being angry and "sleeping alone." Further research shows that Peter may have had some degree of success as a "Peter H. Emley" of Lakehurst, N.J. filed for a patent number on June 22nd, 1905 f... View more info