John Williams journal 1814-1836
John Williams journal
Williams, John, 1790-1877
1 volume, 7 documents
John Williams, a farm laborer in Chester, Massachusetts, composed 183 pages of daily, one-line journal entries from January 1, 1814, to October 9, 1836. He recorded news about his own family and neighbors, such as births, marriages, and deaths; wrote about his labor on farms and travel to nearby towns; and provided brief remarks on local events and politics.
The material is in English
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