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Diary of George Newell

by Newell, George (1866)

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This diary was written in 1866 by George Newell, who owned a dry goods store on Hanover Street in Boston, Massachusetts. George and his wife, Hannah, had a child on July 15 and also had four other children. He wrote of thefts, his brother's return from war, attending socials, home repairs, business dealings, visits from relatives and friends, and weather that included a tornado. He went on several trips during the year, including a fishing trip to Portland, Maine and a visit to New York City where he toured Central Park, attended an auction, and went to Brooklyn.

Associated Subjects: Business • City and Town Life • Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Family Life • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2014.018
Repository: Special Collections
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