Notebooks I and II, August 28, 1848 - July 23, 1849


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Journalists: Mary C. Whitman
Oct. 17, 1848 (note): Mary Lyon
Oct. 1848 - July 1849, Mary W. Chapin and Sophia Hazen
Addressee: "My dear sisters on heathen ground" (p. 1)
Extent:  78 pages ms. (i.e., 42 pp. Notebook I + 36 pp. Notebook II); 
13 pages transcript 
Notes: These two notebooks form one continuous journal letter made up of multiple entries spanning a period of eleven months. 

Pages 7-10 of the manuscript consist of a note inserted in the October 17, 1848 entry by Seminary founder Mary Lyon. 

A typed transcript is available for the March 9, 1849 entry only, which includes a description of Mary Lyon's last illness, death and burial.

Journal Entries for Month
Manuscript
page
Transcript 
page
- Notebook I -
August 1848 01 --
October 1848 03 --
November 1848 15 --
December 1848 21 --
January 1849 30 --
February 1849 35 --
March 1849 39 01
- Notebook II -
March 9, 1849 (cont'd)
01
01
April 1849
12
May 1849
17
June 1849
27
July 1849
33
 


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