Sylvester Davis Diary Transcript,
Identifier: AC 058-P
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One typescript of Davis's 1859 diary and a 1915 letter from donor Frank Clancy describing the diary. The diary was written on a journey from Illinois to New Mexico from April to October, 1859. Includes entries from a stay of several weeks working at mining camps in Colorado before Davis's party traveled south to New Mexico.
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The typescript copy of the Davis diary was presented to the Historical Society by Frank W. Clancy, a prominent Santa Fe attorney. The original was at the time of presentation in the hands of Mrs. Sylvester Davis. The diary was published by the New Mexico Historical Review in vol. 6, 1931.
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- Guide to the Sylvester Davis Diary Transcript, 1859-1915
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