CHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Title Diary of Isaac N. Chambers
Object Name Diary
Creator Chambers, Isaac
Scope & Content Diaries of Isaac N. Chambers of Southern Chester County, 1870-1892 and 1892-1906. Lists of names and dates - day by day. Diary of activities and goings and comings: visiting, farming, travelling. Includes several newsclippings regarding deaths. Also describes weather daily.

Travelled a lot - locally and as far as St. Louis. Notes sales and money received for various animals. Long list of women and the year. Often discusses Belle, maybe his wife (maiden name seems to be Mackey). Last page lists people who owned his farm from 1776-1878.
Collection Diary Collection
Extent 2 volumes