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Private journal: manuscript, 1841-1886.

Author: W R HarrisonDavid H BurrLizzie G LesherAnne E HarrisonWolcott R HarrisonAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Journal kept from Oct. 14, 1841 to Feb. 20, 1844 by W.R. Harrison. Entries from 1841-April 1842 describe events and social pastimes in Philadelphia, including his visits to the Navy Yard and Water Works; several trips to Blockley Hospital--one to view Dr. Pancoast operate on a patient with cancer of the jaw; services, sermons, and lectures at a number of churches (Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish) and halls; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Accounts
Correspondence
Diaries
Engravings
Journals
Maps
Manuscripts
Songs
Named Person: Apollos W Harrison; Joseph Pancoast; Tom Thumb
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: W R Harrison; David H Burr; Lizzie G Lesher; Anne E Harrison; Wolcott R Harrison; Thomas Morrison; Sisters of St. Joseph (Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pa.)
OCLC Number: 122477962
Notes: Title and attribution from front cover. Front flyleaf and first 3 leaves of journal have been cut out. Bookplate of Wolcott R. Harrison glued inside back cover.
Three engraved colored maps tipped in: "Plan of Baltimore," unsigned; "City of New York" by David H. Burr; and "Morrison's North River Traveller's Companion" of the Hudson River Valley by Thomas Morrison of Philadelphia.
Description: 1 v. (158 leaves + 10 items, 12 leaves) : col. maps.
Other Titles: Ole Dan Tucker.
Jock o'Hazeldean.
Lass o'Gowrie.
My heart's in the highlands.
Morrison's north river traveller's companion.

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Journal kept from Oct. 14, 1841 to Feb. 20, 1844 by W.R. Harrison. Entries from 1841-April 1842 describe events and social pastimes in Philadelphia, including his visits to the Navy Yard and Water Works; several trips to Blockley Hospital--one to view Dr. Pancoast operate on a patient with cancer of the jaw; services, sermons, and lectures at a number of churches (Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish) and halls; and plays and operas at Philadelphia theatres.

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