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Bartlett (Robert B.) Diary, Vol 2.
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This file contains the second hand written, in ink, journal of Robert B. Bartlett This book begins on his 19th birthday, on March 16, 1851. The book is in good condition with the binding intact and the hand writing is clear and legible throughout.
Mr. Bartlett here again discusses the weather, his family, logging, and his daily life in Kingston, Massachusetts. At the beginning of 1852, he moves to Providence, Rhode Island. There are also some poems from several newspapers included in his diary. He also highlights the "revolution in Cuba" and states that "yesterday the papers labeled it a hoax..today they labeled it something quite different". Mr. Bartlett is 19 years old and records that his brother George Bartlett has traveled from Boston to San Francisco arriving by schooner around the Horn on January 1, 1850.
1 folder 1 bound diary 144 pages, handwritten in ink, legible
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