The Diary of William Bentley, D. D.; Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts. Volumes One through Three Only

BENTLEY, William

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Place Published: Gloucester
Publisher: Peter Smith
Date Published: 1962

Description: Illus. 3 Vols. 8vo, gray cloth, cloth lightly soiled on all volumes, volume III with a small area of wear on the spine, some bottom margins of volumes I and II are lightly dampstained. Gloucester: Peter Smith, 1962

Comments: These volumes are William Bentley's diary from 1784 to 1810. Lacks volume four which covers 1811 to 1819. Author was a Unitarian minister in Salem, Massachusetts from 1783 to 1819. "...in the aggregate the diary constitutes a unique and invaluable picture of a New England seaport in the formative years of the new republic." Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. II, page 207.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 245880


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