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Asaph Sawyer diary

Title
Asaph Sawyer diary, 1852.
Author
Sawyer, Asaph.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 2683Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Summary
Diary in the form of letters to his wife, etc., on a journey from Maine to California by boat. Account begins at Aspinwall (now Colon), Panama, resumed at city of Panama where first dated entry appears. Describes manners, dress, worship, etc. of natives; cost of commodities at ports, life aboard the ship, etc., from Acapulco, Mexico, to San Diego. References disillusionment of gold seekers, etc.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
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  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Reproduction (note)
  • Photostat negatives.
Call Number
MssCol 2683
OCLC
802848693
Author
Sawyer, Asaph.
Title
Asaph Sawyer diary, 1852.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Reproduction
Photostat negatives.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2683
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