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Anonymous: Library books which I have read

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Identifier: MS 0030

Scope and Contents

List of 29 library books taken to be read between May 1800 and Dec. 1803 with comments. Most of the works are non-fiction. "Paul and Virginia" by Bernardin de Saint Pierre and several satires represent the fiction read. Among the recent non-fiction are William Goldsmith's "Citizen of the World", Richard Cumberland's "Calvary, or the Death of Christ, and Benjamin Franklin's "Autobiography". The last page contains a list of due dates for 1803 for the Social Library in Petersham [Massachusetts] beginning the 11th of April. The author is unknown.

Dates

  • 1800-1803

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical Note

No information available.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 folder containing [6] p. ; 16 cm.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Anonymous. List of Books Read, 1800-1803, presumably by a member of the Social Library of Petersham, Massachusetts. Most of the 29 books listed are non-fiction; brief comments accompany each entry.
Title
Library books which I have read, 1800-1803.
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
© 2004
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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