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Entry from Persis Sibley's diary, July 29, 1849

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Entry for July 29, 1849 from Persis (Sibley) Black Andrews' diary. While living at Paris Hill in 1849, Persis Andrews Black wrote of a visit to the Little Androscoggin river where a bridge was being constructed by the Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railway. In this diary entry, she describes a village that the Irish have formed there, noting with curiosity the people and their way of life.

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  • Title: Entry from Persis Sibley's diary, July 29, 1849
  • Creator: Black, Persis Sibley
  • Creation Date: 1849-07-29
  • Subject Date: 1849-07-29
  • Town: Paris
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 206 v. 6
  • Collection: Black, Persis Sibley Andrews diaries
  • Object Type: Text

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