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Object Name Diary
Accession number WHC 2014.22
Scope & Content Diary written by John Lymburner Locke (1832-1876), Camden resident, historian, and author of "Sketches of the History of the Town of Camden, Maine" published in 1859. Locke was a resident of Belfast, Maine until October 1854, when he moved his watch and jewelry business to Camden. Diary covers period from July 13, 1854 to August 16, 1855. Writing is very descriptive and details his daily life and travels between Belfast and surrounding areas such as Camden, Waldoboro, Bucksport, Bangor, and Rockland.
Collection John Locke Papers
Catalog Number WHC 2014.22.1
Extent of Description 1 leather diary, 15 cm., 98 pages.
Title A Journal of My Life, John L. Locke of Belfast, from July 13, 1854 to August 1855
Creator Locke, John Lymburner
Dates of Creation 13 July 1854 to 16 August 1855
Search Terms Belfast
Camden
Maine
Rockland
Waldoboro
Subjects Diaries
Travel
Other number 31896001133416
People Locke, John Lymburner (1832-1876)