Peleg Chandler

Description

The journey from New Gloucester to Halifax, Nova Scotia is a long one even by today's standards. In 1790, Peleg Chandler, Jr., barely older than 17, travelled to Halifax to become a schoolmaster and earn his way through college. His trip was documented in his journal: "Peleg Chandler's Journal from New Gloucester to Hallifax.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 130

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1965.056.202.002

Abstract

The journey from New Gloucester to Halifax, Nova Scotia is a long one even by today's standards. In 1790, Peleg Chandler, Jr., barely older than 17, travelled to Halifax to become a schoolmaster and earn his way through college. His trip was documented in his journal: "Peleg Chandler's Journal from New Gloucester to Hallifax.

Date Notes

Volume 56, Number 202 (Fall, 1965)

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Record Details

Originator

C. Talbot Rogers (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1965). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England