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Description found in Archives

Diary kept by a resident of Cumberland County [textual record]. 

Date(s)

[ca. 1765]

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.7 cm of textual records (28 p.).

Scope and content

Item is an anonymous diary kept by a resident of Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, recording daily weather observations, farm work, arrivals and departures of persons and ships, and travels to [Saint John] and Halifax, kept from January to October, probably 1765.

Textual records
90: Open
Volume
1
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

No finding aid

Additional information

Transferred from the Miscellaneous Documents Collection, 15/39.

The diary was recorded on blank pages of the 1765 New England Almanac; the entries are badly faded and a transcript of them has been filed with the diary.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. Anonymous writings, Canadian, ca. 1765 New England Almanac, 1765.
2. Halifax (N.S.) - Description and travel, ca. 1765 Saint John (N.B.), ca. 1765.
3. saint John (N.B.) - Description and travel, ca. 1765 Cumberland (N.S.: County), ca. 1765.
4. Meteorology - Canada - Observations, ca. 1765.
5. Farm life - Nova Scotia, ca. 1765.
6. Ships - Nova Scotia, ca. 1765.
7. Travel diaries, ca. 1765.
8. Travellers - Nova Scotia, ca. 1765.
9. Voyages and travel, ca. 1765.
10. Journaux intimes.
11. Diaries.
12. Halifax (N.S.)
13. Halifax (N.-É.)

Private

Other system control no.