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MS Am 1902

Moseley, Increase, 1712-1795. Increase Moseley diaries, 1780-1794: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1902
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Moseley, Increase, 1712-1795.
Title: Increase Moseley diaries,
Date(s): 1780-1794.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (7 volumes in 1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Diaries of American colonel Increase Moseley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

72M-74 (194). Bequest of Joseph Halle Schaffner (AB 1917); received: 1972 November.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Increase Moseley Diaries, 1780-1794 (MS Am 1902). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Increase Moseley (1712-1795) was educated as a medical doctor and later was a Connecticut and Vermont government official who served as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives. Moseley was a colonel in the Connecticut militia.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript diaries of Increase Moseley. Subject of diaries concern his travels in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, finances and personal matters. 7 volumes total, 350 pages; most bound in paper; volume 4 bound in leather. All volumes set into a tray case, 17 cm.

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