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1878 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY DETAILING THE HARD LIFE OF A YOUNG RURAL WASHERWOMAN AND THE HARDER BURDEN OF GRIEF SHE CARRIES

By: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN OF THE MINER FAMILY [?]

Price: $955.99

Publisher: COLERAINE MASSACHUSETTS MASS MA, 1878

Seller ID: 0001257

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original manuscript diary handwritten by a young woman who with her pencil and her words paints a picture of toil and hardship. Dated Coleraine in Franklin County Massachusetts near Greenfield and Deerfield River which are frequently mentioned, collectors and researchers of the area will delight in the specific and detailed genealogical information as our author does a superb job in her entries. A casual reading suggests this woman is married to the 27 year old Charlie and they are part of the Miner 'clan' with mention of many, many Miners in their daily life. A washerwoman for ... View more info