Hannah Blaney Thacher Washburn diaries

Title
Hannah Blaney Thacher Washburn diaries, 1861-1870.
Author
Washburn, Hannah Blaney Thacher.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 3228Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Genre/Form
Diaries.
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Call Number
MssCol 3228
OCLC
751995204
Author
Washburn, Hannah Blaney Thacher.
Title
Hannah Blaney Thacher Washburn diaries, 1861-1870.
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Summary
Hannah Blaney Thacher Washburn, mother of Vermont Governor Peter Thacher Washburn, kept these diaries from 1861-1863, 1865-1867, and 1869-1870 at her home near Woodstock, Vermont. Entries include comments on social life at home; books read; church meetings; gardening, apple picking and drying, and other home occupations; weather and road conditions; and deaths and funerals. The diary also includes a few brief notes about Civil War events, President Grant's stopping at the local depot on August 28, 1869, and her son's death on February 7, 1870. The diaries are inscribed to Hannah M. Washburn.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3228
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