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John A. Barnham diary, circa 1834Codex 003244

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John A. Barnham diary, circa 1834

Call Number:

Codex 003244

Collection Dates:

circa 1834

Size of Collection:

1 vol.; 16 cm.


The diary of John A. Barnham records two trips; the first describes a journey he took with a female companion through New Hampshire when Barnham was 21 years old. Entries include accounts of Lake Winnipesaukee, fording the Saco River and time spent waylaid in Crawford's Notch due to a lame horse. The second and larger portion of the diary chronicles a sea voyage taken to India in 1834 and recounts daily life aboard ship including weather, sickness, and sea life.

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