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Title: J. Meeker Townsend diary,
Creator: J. Meeker, Townsend 1852-1927.
Inclusive dates: January-December 1865.
1 reel microfilm.
Diary kept by a 13 year old boy from Townsendville, Seneca County. Includes accounts of everyday life including school, church, visitors, weather, and chores, which consisted of threshing flax and caring for his own sheep. Much of December is used for itemized lists of goods with prices and there are five poems or notes written to him by friends and family in the memoranda section.

Call number: 6042
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library