Lucy M. Vilas Diary, 1828Codex 003230

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Lucy M. Vilas Diary, 1828

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Codex 003230

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Size of Collection:

1 volume; 20 cm.


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.

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