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Title Diary of Edwin W. Carpenter, 1869
Object Name Diary
Creator Carpenter, Edwin W.
Scope & Content Diary of Edwin W. Carpenter, 1869, Ridgeway, NC. Planting orchard trees with a group. Mention of heaviest known frost in NC (April 11, 1869). Comments on race ("colored people ... happiest people alive.") Mentions Pennsylvanians coming to NC to look for land. Removed to farm of Samuel W. Dowtin near Macon. Mentioned writing letter to Marshalltown Lodge No. 31. Seemed to keep the records of work, pay, etc.
Collection Diary Collection
Online Finding Aid Related to diary of Annie R. Carpenter? 2005.5001.56
Extent 1 volume