Lucy M. Vilas Diary, 1828Codex 003230

Collection Overview

Title:

Lucy M. Vilas Diary, 1828

Call Number:

Codex 003230

Collection Dates:

1828

Size of Collection:

1 volume; 20 cm.

Abstract:

A diary of entries from 1812-1824, compiled and transcribed in 1828 by the author. Entries record Vilas' thoughts on sermons, deaths of family members and friends, and travel. Of note is an account of hearing the cannon fire from the battle of Plattsburgh, some 40 miles away on Lake Champlain.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

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