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The 1869 diary of Samuel R. Hess of Clay Township, Lancaster County : Mennonite, farmer & nurseryman

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Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Date of Publication
c1997
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
Author
Hess, Samuel R.,
Place of Publication
Ephrata, Pa
Publisher
Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley,
Date of Publication
c1997
Physical Description
viii, 48 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series
Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley ;
Notes
Includes index.
Summary
This issue contains the transcription of the 1869 diary of Clay Township resident Samuel R. Hess, and provides a day-to-day look at the life of a typical Mennonite farmer and businessman. The diary has been indexed by name and provides a list of local residents with whom Hess had contact with.
Subjects
Hess, Samuel R., - 1830-1906 - Diaries.
Mennonites - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Farmers - Pennsylvania
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History - 19th century - Personal narratives.
Additional Author
Spohn, Clarence E.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
905.748 JHSCV v. 22
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Author
Frantz, Sarah Ann.
Date of Publication
1858.
Call Number
920.72 F836.
Alternate Title
Diary of Sarah Ann Frantz.
Author
Frantz, Sarah Ann.
Publisher
Typescript (computer printout),
Date of Publication
1858.
Physical Description
40 p. ; 29 cm.
Notes
LCHS has original diary in Archives.
T.p. from caption.
Item includes a photocopied photograph of author.
Summary
Daily recordings of chores, activities of other family members, visits, events in the community, etc during the year 1858. Ms Frantz appears to be living with her parents. Th
Subjects
Lehman family
Frantz, Sarah Ann
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History - 19th century - Personal narratives.
Diaries.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
920.72 F836.
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