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Roberts, John Montgomery, 1807-1886 : John Montgomery Roberts Diaries, 1831-1886

Descriptions of farm life in Tazewell County, Illinois, including discussions of routine farm activities, farming expenses and property valuations, illnesses and medicinal cures, family births and deaths, local events, and weather conditions. Also trip accounts by Roberts and his wives, descriptions of the technical aspects of making lithographic plates and miscellaneous sketches of Robert's home and towns he visited in Illinois.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Family Papers
Call Number: VAULT Ayer MS 3157
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The John Montgomery Roberts Diaries are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum (Priority II).