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Title "Accounts of assignments of Joel C. Baily," 1847 (January-April) (cover title)
Object Name Diary
Creator Baily, Joel
Scope & Content "Accounts of assignments of Joel C. Baily," (cover title) Diary, 1847 (January-April). Diary identifies author as Joel Baily of Marshallton (near West Chester), but appears to have been written by a woman (possible sister or sister-in-law.) Records daily activities - chores, people who visited and those that were visited, Sunday meeting, etc. Talks of explosion at the Dupont Powder Mill on 4/14.
Collection Diary Collection
Extent 1 volume