In Search of Cahoone, the 1790 Diary of John Francis
- Collection Name
- Old-Time New England
- Collection Code
- Date Notes
- Volume 60, Number 218 (Fall, 1969)
- John Francis was a shrewd businessman who, with John Brown, was part owner of Hope Furnace, an iron-smelting operation. In September 1790, Francis made a journey to Winchester, N.H., to find Daniel Cahoone, the "New Furnace" smelting operator. A portion of Francis' diary, which records the journey, is reprinted here.
- Full Article
- Collection Type
- Description Level
- Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 165
- Reference Code
Glenn B. Skillin (Author)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
- Publisher Series
Old Time New England
- Place of Publication
- Publications Referencing This Collection
(1969). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
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