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Romance, remedies, and revolution :the journal of Dr. Elihu Ashley of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1773-1775 /edited by Amelia F. Miller and A.R. Riggs.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Ashley, Elihu, 1750-1817.
Miller, Amelia F.
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association.
Riggs, A. R.
Publication
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press ;
Deerfield [Mass.] : Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association
Date
c2007.
Description
"Elihu Ashley (1750-1817) was a twenty-three year old medical apprentice in Deerfield, Massachusetts, when he began keeping a personal journal in March 1773. Over the next two-and-a-half years, he recorderd, in clear and simple prose, just about everything he did and everyone he saw. Although carefully preserved, the journal was later suppressed by the town historian, presumably because he found some of the entries morally objectionable. Rediscovered by Amelia F. Miller, and coeditied by Miller and A.R. Riggs, this document now appears in print for the first time, accompanied by related letters of Ashley's extended family as well as brief biographies of more than 750 people mentioned by the young doctor in his writings." From the bookjacket.
xiv, 451 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Received May 5, 2008.
ISBN
1558495606 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781558495609 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
249082
Call Number
Stacks F74.D4 A69 2007
Other People and Orgs
Ashley family.
Ashley, Elihu, 1750-1817
Descriptive terms
Family.
Physicians
Physicians History 18th century.
Physicians Social life and customs 18th century.
Social conditions 18th century.
Social life and customs 18th century.
Material Type
Biography.
Diaries.
Places
Deerfield (Mass.)
Massachusetts Deerfield

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