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1858
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Slack, J. H., (John Hamilton), 1834-1874
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf, 1 leaflet)
A handwritten diary, by J. H. Slack of Philadelphia. The volume, probably bound by Slack, was written in 1858 and recounted his trip to England in spring an summer of 1856. Slack stated in the preface of the diary " [I] wrote with a double purpose, first as a souvenir of my voyage for my own gratification, and secondly to afford pleasure to my large circle of friends to whom my private journal would be inaccessible."
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Random recollections of a year abroad in Europe and Africa, vol. 1 England
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Slack, J. H., (John Hamilton), 1834-1874
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1880
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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A handwritten diary, by J. H. Slack of Philadelphia. The volume, probably bound by Slack, was written in 1858 and recounted his trip to England in spring an summer of 1856. Slack stated in the preface of the diary " [I] wrote with a double purpose, first as a souvenir of my voyage for my own gratification, and secondly to afford pleasure to my large circle of friends to whom my private journal would be inaccessible."
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