Asenath Chapin diaries 1840-1863
Asenath Chapin diaries
Chapin, Asenath Cargill Capron, 1792-1863
This collection contains 25 diaries, 4 ledgers, and one volume of society constitutions kept by Asenath Chapin between 1840 and 1863. Daily diary entries document the everyday life and concerns of a socially active matron in upper-class Providence, Rhode Island, during the pre-Civil War era and the early years of the war.
The material is in English
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