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Benjamin Mifflin journal

Title
Benjamin Mifflin journal, 1762.
Author
Mifflin, Benjamin, 1718-1787.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 4546Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Publications (note)
  • Printed in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, vol. 39, pp. 423-438, edited by Victor Hugo Paltsits.
Call Number
MssCol 4546
OCLC
865023020
Author
Mifflin, Benjamin, 1718-1787.
Title
Benjamin Mifflin journal, 1762.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Record of a journey on horseback taken by Philadelphia merchant Benjamin Mifflin (1718-1787) from Philadelphia to Dover, Delaware, between 26 July and 14 August, 1762. Mifflin traveled through Chester, Wilmington, Ogletown, and Charlestown, Delaware; and through Bushtown, Baltimore, Annapolis, Kent Island, and Queenstown, Maryland to Dover, where he visited relatives and transacted private business, returning through Delaware to Philadelphia. Diary describes towns, shipping facilities and mills, persons met with, relatives of Shurmer and Loockerman families, travel conditions, etc.
Publications
Printed in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, vol. 39, pp. 423-438, edited by Victor Hugo Paltsits.
Occupation
Merchants Pennsylvania 18th century.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4546
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