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Herman Packard journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1092

Scope and Contents note

Diary of a Pennsylvania minister and agent of the American Tract Society, while in New Orleans and Greenville, Louisiana. It includes notes on yellow fever epidemics, battles with "consumption" (tuberculosis), weather, and accounts of travels by boat in 1839 and 1846, both by ocean and up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, then by canal to Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

Dates

  • 1837-1847

Creator

Biographical/Historical note

Pennsylvania minister and agent of the American Tract Society.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet (1.25 inches (1 ledger))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Diary of a Pennsylvania minister and agent of the American Tract Society, written while he was in New Orleans and Greenville, Louisiana, in 1839 and 1846.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Title
Guide to the Herman Packard journal
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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