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1898 Detailed Diary of a Perceptive Wife of a Prominent Orwell, New York Farmer

by IDA J. OLMSTEAD

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Used - Good with no dust jacket
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1898
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Softcover
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Orwell, New York. Good with no dust jacket. 1898. Softcover. On offer is the diary of the wife of a very successful farmer and businessman in upstate New York in the late 1800s. Strong context clues including names of all family members, locations, dates and more indicate this diary was written by Ida J. Olmstead (1858-1915) and… Read more about this item
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1849 New Hampshire Teen Boy’s Academic and Creative Writing Kept While At Indiana University

by Thomas Elwood Clark

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Used - Good with no dust jacket
Published
1849
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Hardcover
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Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, New Hampshire. Good with no dust jacket. 1849. Hardcover. On offer is a fascinating 19th century journal with an academic slant kept by a young American student. The diary was kept by Thomas Elwood Clark (1834-1909). Clark was born in North Carolina to parents William Clark and Louisa Worth, He married Nancy Goodrich… Read more about this item
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1874-1876 8th Grader’s English Composition Book Kept While At School in Harvard, Massachusetts

by Emeline Knight

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Used - Good with no dust jacket
Published
1874
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Softcover
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Harvard, Massachusetts Mass MA. Good with no dust jacket. 1874. Softcover. On offer is a fine example of a student's English composition notebook dating from the 1870’s in Massachusetts. The owner of this notebook was Emeline Knight (1861-1937) of Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts. The daughter of Jonathan Preston Knight (1823-1891) and Relief Phelps Dickinson (1826-1902) , Emeline… Read more about this item
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1877 Diary of a Very Young, Well Written and Social Wife of a Wisconsin Hog Farmer

by Anna Bell (Abell) Cornue

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Used - Good with no dust jacket
Published
1877
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Softcover
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Wisconsin. Good with no dust jacket. 1877. Softcover. 589.99On offer is an interesting post-American Civil War farming diary, kept by Anna Bell (Abell) Cornue (1856-1882). At the time of this diary's writing, Anna was 21 years old and had been married to her husband, the farmer Melvin E. Cornue (1848-1922) from Alden, Illinois, for over three years. Anna would die… Read more about this item
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1890 New England Physician’s Daily Dairy Recording the Names, Addresses, Health Conditions and Treatments of Hundreds

by Unknown

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Used - Good+ with no dust jacket
Published
1890
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Softcover
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Westboro, Boston, Massachussetts. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1890. Softcover. On offer is an excellent record of a medical doctor’s practice in 1890 in New England. The author of this diary is unknown. We know he is a medical doctor and context clues suggest that he is practicing in the Westboro, Massachusetts area. Each page in the… Read more about this item
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1865 Eclectic, Detailed Diary and Record Book of a Massachusetts-Based Captain, Businessman and Poet

by Captain Cornelius Lovell

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Used - Fair
Published
1865
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Hardcover
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Boston, Mass. Fair. 1865. Hardcover. On offer is an outstanding diary and record journal kept by a Massachusetts based shipping agent in the second half of the 19th century. The author of this diary is Captain Cornelius Lovell (1806-1891). Lovell was born in Osterville MA. His obituary indicates that he was an advocate for the temperance… Read more about this item
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1820 Letter by a Prominent Maine Surgeon Living in Cuba, Referencing Bahia Honda Lawsuit, Daniel Botefeur and More

by William Frost

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Published
1820
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Non-Book
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Havana, Cuba: Contact of Daniel Botefeur. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1820. Non-Book. On offer is a handwritten and signed letter by Dr. William Frost (1781-1823) demanding financial settlement from Mr. C. Roberts. Dr. Frost was a surgeon from Eliot, Maine, who moved to Demarra, Cuba and owned a coffee plantation. He had multiple business dealings… Read more about this item
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1867-1871 Diary of a Young Yates County Farmer Who Describes His Daily Grind and Whose Eldest Child Adds Some Flair

by James Herbert Valentine

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Used - Poor with no dust jacket
Published
1867
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Softcover
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Yates County, New York. Poor with no dust jacket. 1867. Softcover. On offer is the manuscript diary of James Herbert Valentine (1849-1928) , wherein he records his life as a rural New York farmer both at age 18 and again one year after he marries Maryette Dickinson, at age 22. James and Maryette would go on to… Read more about this item
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19th Century Handwritten Anthology of Poetry and Quotations Compiled by an  Educated Somerville, Massachusetts Woman
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19th Century Handwritten Anthology of Poetry and Quotations Compiled by an Educated Somerville, Massachusetts Woman

by SARA ABIGAIL STONE

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Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Published
1800s
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Hardcover
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Somerville, Massachusetts. Fair with no dust jacket. Hardcover. On offer is a beautiful, sentimental handwritten journal of both popular and obscure 19th century (and earlier) poetry and quotations. This book was transcribed and organized by Sara Abigail Stone (later Carpenter) (1861-1942). She used her creation as a birthday book to track important dates in the lives of her family, friends… Read more about this item
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1888 Handwritten Account of the a Man's Voyage on the RMS Rimutaka from England to New Zealand, and His Land Journey from Wellington to Waipawa

by Peter Wedd

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Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Published
1888
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Hardcover
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Zealand, Wellington. Fair with no dust jacket. 1888. Hardcover. On offer is the handwritten diary of Mr. Peter Wedd’s two month journey from his home in England to his “adopted home”, New Zealand on the RMS Rimutaka. Context indicates that Wedd hails from the Duxford, Cambridgeshire area. He is traveling for a job in Waipawa, New Zealand,… Read more about this item
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1874 Handwritten Look At Farm Life in Alfred, New York through the Eyes of the Farmer’s Wife

by Phebe Henrietta (Witter) Perry

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Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Published
1874
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Softcover
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Alfred, New York. Fair with no dust jacket. 1874. Softcover. On offer is a fine 1874 diary kept diligently by a middle-aged farmers wife and bereaved mother in Alfred, New York. The author of the diary is Mrs. Phebe Henrietta (Witter) Perry (1828-1901). She was the daughter of Weeden Witter and Phoebe Johnson. In 1847 she became the second wife… Read more about this item
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1899-1901 Shocking, Remarkably Detailed Frontline Account of the  Philippine-American War from the Perspective of a US Soldier
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1899-1901 Shocking, Remarkably Detailed Frontline Account of the Philippine-American War from the Perspective of a US Soldier

by Unknown Soldier In The Philippino-American War

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Used - Poor with no dust jacket
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1899-1901
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Other
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Donsol, Pilar, Manila, Philippines, New York, Malta. Poor with no dust jacket. 1899-1901. Other. On offer is an unbelievable handwritten account of 19 months of action on the frontlines of the Philippine Insurrection (the Philippine-American War) between November 1899 and June 1901. An unknown American soldier writes of his experiences in a level of detail that cannot be overstated. This… Read more about this item
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1856 Physician’s Manuscript Case Study Report on the Clinical Details of a  Suspected Extrauterine Conception
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1856 Physician’s Manuscript Case Study Report on the Clinical Details of a Suspected Extrauterine Conception

by Dr. Absalom Pride King, Dr. A. P. King

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Published
1856
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Manuscript
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Providence Rhode Island RI. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1856. Manuscript. On offer is a weird and wonderful manuscript contribution to 19th century obstetrical medical knowledge written by a practicing Rhode Island physician. The document is a case study report that appears to have been written for intended publication in a medical journal (no records of its publication have… Read more about this item
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1857 Physician’s Manuscript Lecture Compelling the Medical Profession to  Accept Homeopathy as a Viable Alternative to Allopathic Medicine
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1857 Physician’s Manuscript Lecture Compelling the Medical Profession to Accept Homeopathy as a Viable Alternative to Allopathic Medicine

by Dr. Absalom Pride King, Dr. A. P. King

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Published
1857
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Manuscript
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Providence Rhode Island RI. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1857. Manuscript. On offer is a handwritten medical lecture in which a physician passionately argues that allopathic medicine has lost its way and that letting Mother Nature take the lead in curing patients is crucial to 19th century health care. It was written and presented by one of the founders… Read more about this item
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1882 Diary of a Mystery New Hampshire Farmer’s Wife Who Embodies the  Concept of Women’s Invisible Labour
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1882 Diary of a Mystery New Hampshire Farmer’s Wife Who Embodies the Concept of Women’s Invisible Labour

by Unknown

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Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Published
1882
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Softcover
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Dover New Hampshire. Fair with no dust jacket. 1882. Softcover. On offer is a fine diary, written by an unknown New Hampshire farmer’s wife in 19th century rural New Hampshire. Never has the concept of woman’s invisible labour been more poignant than in this diary. Our author writes every single day of 1882. She describes the minutiae… Read more about this item
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1859-1869 Diary of an Upper Class Virginia Woman Absorbed in Religion,  Culture and Her Social World, Unaware of the Turmoil Brewing around Her
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1859-1869 Diary of an Upper Class Virginia Woman Absorbed in Religion, Culture and Her Social World, Unaware of the Turmoil Brewing around Her

by Abigail (Abbie) Brown Shaw Cole

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Used - Fair with no dust jacket
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1859-1869
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Softcover
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Richmond, Virginia. Fair with no dust jacket. 1859-1869. Softcover. On offer is a fascinating diary of an intelligent, musical upper class woman dating from the immediate years before the outbreak of the Civil War in the United States. The diary was written by Abigail (Abbie) Brown Shaw Cole (1823-1906). Written primarily in 1859 and 1860, when she… Read more about this item
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1882-1885 Diary of a Rural New Hampshire Matriarch Richly Detailing Daily  Life in Belknap County
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1882-1885 Diary of a Rural New Hampshire Matriarch Richly Detailing Daily Life in Belknap County

by Cassandra Swasey Stevens

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Used - Good with no dust jacket
Published
1882-1885
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Softcover
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Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States. Good with no dust jacket. 1882-1885. Softcover. On offer is a fascinating, hand-made diary that was written in 1882 in rural New Hampshire by a middle-aged woman from a well-known New Hampshire family, who marries a prominent New Hampshire Colonel, businessman and politician. Substantial internal context clues clearly indicate that this journal was… Read more about this item
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1884-1961 Incredible Massachusetts, New England Birthday Scrapbook and  Journal: Almost 80 Years of Genealogical and Historical Data
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1884-1961 Incredible Massachusetts, New England Birthday Scrapbook and Journal: Almost 80 Years of Genealogical and Historical Data

by Mabel Lavinia Earle

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Used - Poor with no dust jacket
Published
1884-1961
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Hardcover
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Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, New England. Poor with no dust jacket. 1884-1961. Hardcover. On offer is the Birthday Book Scrapbook and Journal of Mabel Lavinia Earle (1873-1963). Mabel was the daughter of a prominent American Civil War lieutenant, from Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts [SEE BIO NOTES BELOW}. On Christmas of 1884, at age 11, Mabel was gifted… Read more about this item
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1842-1849 Providence, Rhode Island Lady’s Autograph Album with Stunning  Calligraphy and Pastoral Drawings
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1842-1849 Providence, Rhode Island Lady’s Autograph Album with Stunning Calligraphy and Pastoral Drawings

by Friends and Family Of Nancy Witherell

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Used - Fair with no dust jacket
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1842-1849
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Hardcover
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Fair with no dust jacket. Hardcover. On offer is a beautiful mid-19th century autograph book belonging to a young Rhode Island woman named Nancy Witherell. This small autograph book, so popular in pre-Civil War America, measures 7.75 inches by 6.0 inches and contains 96 pages. It is 26% complete. The book includes… Read more about this item
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1830-1861 Stunning Antebellum Autograph Album Featuring the Signatures of  262 American Senators and Congressmen, Including Many of Impressive  Historical Significance
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1830-1861 Stunning Antebellum Autograph Album Featuring the Signatures of 262 American Senators and Congressmen, Including Many of Impressive Historical Significance

by 262 Antebellum Senators and Congressmen From Across The Usa

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Hardcover
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United States Legislature. Fair with no dust jacket. Hardcover. On offer is an autograph album circa 1830-1861, coinciding with the 29th through 34th United States Congresses, which ran from 1845 to 1857. The autographs contained within include 262 United States Senators and Congressmen. The majority of the autographs do not have accompanying dates, however one signer… Read more about this item
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