Journal of Robert Capen


Creator: Capen, Robert
Date(s): 1758-1812
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0075
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This volume is a receipt book kept by the Boston, Massachusetts, shipping firm of Thompson and Gridley for the period 1758-1765 and is interspersed with the diary of Robert Capen. The diary was written in 1811 and 1812. The entries document the weather and wind direction as well as occurances in the town of Canton, Massachusetts. There is also a single account for Samuel Capen of Canton to Robert Capen, for the period 1810-1812.
Physical Description: 1 volume (110 pages) 25 cm
Source: Purchase, 1957.
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