James A. Marshall diary 1853
James A. Marshall diary
Marshall, James Ayrault, 1833-1853
Diary by a 20-year-old teacher from New York, containing observations made during an 1853 stay in Mississippi, including thoughts on slavery, African American churches, Southern culture, and the outbreak of a yellow fever epidemic from which he died. The volume also contains a eulogy in a different hand for Mary Lyon, founder of Mount Holyoke.
The material is in English
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