Two New York State farmer's diaries
New York (State)
Fort Edward, N.Y
Manuscripts, English--New York (State)Agriculture--History--New York (State)Washington County (N.Y.)--History
New York (State)--History--1775-1865New York (State)--History--1865-
v. 1: 48 leaves; v. 2: 179 leaves.
Volume 1 covers the period from 1858 to 1859; vol. 2, 1864 to 1872.
Written by a single hand in black and brown inks; varying number of long lines per page.
Internal evidence indicates that the creator was a farmer living in the vicinity of Fort Edward, N.Y.
Includes newspaper clippings at the end of each volume.
Bound in modern quarter calf and boards.
Acquired from Lord Durham Rare Books, 11 Jul. 2008.