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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.

Arrangement

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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