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Title Diary of Deborah Bowman, 1832
Object Name Diary
Creator Bowman, Deborah (d.1834)
Scope & Content Diary of Deborah Bowman, 1832. Talks of everyday activities of her Quaker family. Nineteen years old on May 23. Mentions deaths in Philadelphia from cholera, August 1, 1832. Her father, Henry Bowman, dies from cholera Sept. 13, her mother, Tabitha Rowland Bowman on Sept. 22 and her sister, Margaret (age about 24) on Sept. 24 (dates approx., taken from notes written in Deborah's diary by her sister.)

March, 23, 1834, Deborah's death from consumption, noted by her sister, "departed in sweet peace"
Collection Diary Collection
Extent 1 volume