Seth Williston diaries, 1786 - 1940Manuscript MS-1285

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains 7 diaries kept by Williston prior to entering Dartmouth College and during his time as a student at the College. The diaries describe daily occurrences, including the state of the weather, his studies and musings on life and God. A published copy of his "Sermons on Doctrinal and Experimental Subjects" (1812) is also included. Attached to the book is a note to "Bill", great-great-grandson of Williston by his mother.

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