Diary and account book, 1876-1879 of John Alonzo Frenger of Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia. The accounts are for farming and household expenses and the diary entries describe farming, trips to town, social visits, health, family life, church related events and also comment on economic developments and political events.
Also included is a 1881 clipping from the Alleghany Tribune, that shows that a relative of John Alonzo Frenger, W.H.H. Frenger was editor and proprietor at the time. He is also mentioned in diary entries.
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John Alonzo Frenger was a farmer from Staunton, Virginia, who worked part-time an Internal Revenue agent at a local distillery. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
John Alonzo Frenger Diary and Acccount Book, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/4174 Accessed October 23, 2020.