Young Man About Frederick Town


The James Reid Diary 1848-1851.

by Joseph V. Collins
Transcribed & edited by Carroll H. Hendricson, Jr. & David H. Wallace

A glimpse into life in the mid-19th century. A rare perspective to the nation’s history by a 20 year old man.

4 in stock

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Diary covers 3 1/2 years of life in Frederick City when he enters into a business selling everyday goods but details his life as a young man about town and not the daily grind of life.
James Besant, Reid & Besant Drugs & Fancy Store, Jenny Lind, Edwin Booth, Winchester, Va, President Millard Fillmore, James McSherry, Battle of Shiloh, 18th Louisina Infantry

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Weight 2 lbs