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Volume two of Samuel James Reader's diary written while his family lived in La Harpe, Illinois. Reader was only seventeen years old at the time, and the entries describe the daily life of a teenager. This is the earliest of Samuel Reader's diaries available as volume one was destroyed by a fire in 1890. A complete, searchable transcription is available by clicking on "Text Version" below.

Creator: Reader, Samuel James, 1836-1914
Date: June 1, 1853-December 31, 1853

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Samuel Reader's diary, volume 2 - Front Cover

Item Number: 226132
Call Number: Samuel Reader Coll. #483, Box 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226132

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