Three diaries, 1868-1875, of John Kelley, a minister from Bay City, Michigan. The first volume includes books from the Old Testament and the New Testament of the Bible copied by hand, diary entries for 1868, copies of letters written by Kelley, and drawings of various holy sites in Israel and elsewhere as well as drawings of religious iconography. The second volume includes the same types of entries but also includes a section at the end entitled "Rudiments of the Latin Language." The final volume is also diary, but includes the alphabets of various different languages, such as Greek, Hebrew, Phoenician, and others. Kelley also has lists of "Happy Thoughts" near the end of the third volume.
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