Jonathan Sayward diary [transcribed extracts], 1761-1797.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151370

Description

2 v. ; 24 cm., Handwritten transcribed copy of extracts from the diary of merchant Jonathan Sayward of York, Me, 1761-1797. The entries note his business in York prior to and during the Revolution, his Loyalist leanings, and his subsequent loss of political office and clout as a judge; local York records, including lists of deaths and comments on town meetings; religious observations; and other personal news.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Judges
History.

Originator

Sayward, Jonathan, 1713-1797.

Publication

[York, Me. : J. Sayward

Description

2 v. ; 24 cm.
Handwritten transcribed copy of extracts from the diary of merchant Jonathan Sayward of York, Me, 1761-1797. The entries note his business in York prior to and during the Revolution, his Loyalist leanings, and his subsequent loss of political office and clout as a judge; local York records, including lists of deaths and comments on town meetings; religious observations; and other personal news.

Notes

Original diary housed at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.

Call Number

Stacks F29.Y6 S29 vol.1
Stacks F29.Y6 S29 vol.2

Places

Maine York.
York (Me.)
Maine