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New Hampshire--Social life and customs--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edward M. Burleigh Letter to Charlotte D. Burleigh

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00213
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward M. Burleigh to his sister, Charlotte D. Burleigh of New Hampshire, about Sophia's death, family and his farm.  June 3, 1848.

Diaries (Belknap County, New Hampshire and Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00867
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1866-1867 and 1869, New Hampshire and Virginia of mother  and daughter (Fannie Fuller?). The family lived near Laconia, N.H. and the mother spent part of 1866 in Virginia. Both women were textile workers and there is mentioning of work in a mill and working on socks in the house as well. The daughter's husband (Thomas Fuller?) seems to have worked in the textile mill, an iron mill and also raised livestock.  Both diaries contain cash accounts which show expenses for food and textile...

Andrew Graves Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00640
Scope and Contents Diary, 1868, of Andrew Graves, a Civil War veteran from Walpole, New Hampshire. Entries describe Native Americans hunting deer, buildings burning down in Winona, town meetings, making cider, working in a field, and other aspects of daily life. At the beginning of the diary, there is a printed calendar that includes major events from the Civil War.

Stephen and Mary Ann Livermore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.49
Scope and Contents The papers are a collection of letters written to Mary Ann Brigham Livermore and Stephen G. Livermore from friends and family members throughout the New England region. Stephen Livermore originated out of Marlboro, Mass.  Some of the papers are letters from him to Mary Ann before their marriage.  Many of the letters are from family that live in Massachusetts towns such as Worcester, Boston, Millbury, Marlboro, Harvard, and Holden.  Other locations include Dover, N.H., Wells River, Vt., and...