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Charles D. Elliot Diary

Identifier: SC 00903

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Scope and Contents

Diary of surveyor and new father. Entries are from August 10, 1870 to September 8, 1870. Writes of working on surveying jobs in Somerville and Wakefield, MA. Writes of opening an office in Somerville. Begins with the birth of his first child, a son.


  • Creation: 1870


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in 2010

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