Papers (1869-1870, 1873-1878, 1893) consisting of diaries, weather, financial statements, description of tunnel being constructed, planting, etc.
James A. Vaughan worked on a farm and nursery near Carver, Massachusetts.
His diaries contain brief daily entries concerning weather and daily activities, which involved saw-milling, traveling to surrounding towns, taking orders for trees, planting garden crops, and picking of strawberries and cranberries.
Each diary contains monthly financial statements of Vaughan. Items of interest in individual diaries include a description of a fishing trip on a boat, description of Brier Island, NS (1869); and a description of a tunnel being constructed through the "Hooser" [Hoosac?] Mountains (1873).
Gift of William E. Elmore
Processed by D. Lawson, February 1979
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