Author:WILLIAM SMITH LEONARD

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1842 SWEET ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN JOURNAL BY THE 9-YEAR OLD SON OF A REVEREND, GOING TO SCHOOL, LEARNING ABOUT LIFE, AND EXHIBITING QUINTESSENTIAL ‘JOIE DE VIVRE’

By: WILLIAM SMITH LEONARD

Price: $955.99

Publisher: DUBLIN KEENE PETERBOROUGH NEW HAMPSHIRE NH, 1842

Seller ID: 0009043

Condition: Good


On offer is boyhood journal of William Smith Leonard of Dublin, NH, written throughout 1841 and the very beginning of 1842. Leonard is a child and the journal covers the day-to-day life of the young man and his observations of the world around him. William Leonard was born in 1832, so this diary would be written when he was 9 years old. He often mention the daily weather, as well as playing outside when the snow melts, shooting a bow and arrow, building a violin, going to church meetings and school, and often being sick. He has a childlike awe and wonder to his writing that is a delight to rea... View more info