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1861 + 1864 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT CIVIL WAR ERA DIARIES KEPT BY A YOUNG NEW YORKER AND MEMBER OF GOVERNOR CURTIN'S FAMILY

By: William Dufour

Price: $2,549.99

Publisher: New York, New York NY, 1861

Seller ID: 000633

Condition: Good


On offer are two handwritten manuscript diaries written by William Dufour of New York City. We are not sure of the precise connection but these diaries came from a Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania estate and connected to famed Civil War Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania. Further research should establish the connection. Mr. Dufour identifies himself on the fep of the earliest diary. While no war content these diaries are fascinating for the fact that these diaries are a look at the New York social scene and the gender sensibilities of the times. Young Dufour is obsessed with relationships with the gir... View more info