George Douglas diary, 1818-1823

Douglas, George, d. 1862
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 1 v. (on 1 partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Most of the entries are from August 7 to December 24, 1822, including his life in New York, along the Hudson River near Boscobel, and the beginning of a boat trip to Cuba. Pen and ink drawings adorn the end papers.

The Flushing Historical Society gave the diary to the Queens Borough Public Library around 1940.

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