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Diary

An unknown diarist, probably shopkeeper and tailor/seamstress[?] close to Ramsey.

Editorial: but the diarist has added entries from Jan - May 1858, 1857
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T.J. & J. Smith's Pocket Almanack and Diary, 16mo, a week per page, spine crudely repaired, some staining and chipping, hinge strain, complete and mainly legible. Subjects and people (spelling irregular and handwriting erratic): the Caine family who float in and out; weather (often blustery and wet); death of "Benjamin's wife"; "making bills all day"; public meeting; tailoring activities (throughout), naming customers - family, acquaintances, etc; "making Wyn Crowe's vest"; "Caines in the Glen"; visits Ramsey; "Robt Oats's coat"; "John Caine at his Cousens funeral"; "settled with Tom Caine"; supper with Tom & Lizy Caine"; "L Kelly"; money owed and paid; "Rebaka Crow"; James Rodgers (died); Billy Kelly; "cleaning the shop" [tailors and dressmakers?); clothing repairs; Bill Kelly; [Methodist] Chapel; School; "Enos Christian"[?]; to Ramsey for goods; "Gardan Robinson"; "post a note to Cowle For 100 & 7 Pounds"; "Making Robinsons throusers"; "Tom Richard come home - Band Playing"; "a vessel sunk off Glen Willyn"; repairing; binding boots; William Christian; reading; "funeral of Mrs Kerren"; "Looking for money at Ballaugh"; Nowlin; Twiggs; "sewing at Caines Glen"; various Methodist preachers (some neighbours) heard; "saling out at the wreck"; gardening; "Wm Kneales"; (schoolmaster's garden); Kidd; Ellison; Burnetts (Ramsey); "Johnny Christian"; "Car at Diouglas with J Caines inside"; Whipp; Gibbens; John Caine and his concertina; the Fair; Teetotallers; Peel; Mary set sail for Liverpool; "cleaning up the shop"; "hearing Dumbell [=Rechabite preacher, G.W. Dumbell] Colection 8"-3-1/2"; Kneale the weaver"; digging up poptatoes; "MILK Begun this day [28 July]"; "Making a Door Mat"; "Johnny Cannell Here drunk"; "execution" (28 Aug.); "Bishops Court"; "Dumble hereTop To tea"; "John Caine going away to sea"; "making peperment"; John Callister came to work for her (Oct); "selling naptha cans to Jim Caine"; Daniel Caley preached; "cutting up old rags for carpets"; at the Cronk Chapel; "making funeral caps"; Naptha sales 13 March 1858 (names of customers, quantity, cost); etc, etc. I have omitted numerous names which appear in this diary. N° de ref. de la librería 5102

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Título: Diary

Editorial: but the diarist has added entries from Jan - May 1858

Año de publicación: 1857

Encuadernación: Hardcover

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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