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Selected entries from the Chamberlain family day book, 1851

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Selected entries from the Chamberlain family day book, 1851 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 8, page 229-230.

The Chamberlain family of Bristol kept a daily journal of farming and community activities. The journal was kept by William Chamberlain, his sons, David and Henry, and his grandson Henry H. Chamberlain.

Included are entries about the weather, sailing ships arriving and departing, guests, planting, mowing and harvesting activities.

These entries are from Sept. 11-Sept. 19, 1851.

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