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Page 1 WWI letter to Emily Gladys Bartlett
Mar 1, 1919
Wirt reacts to the details leaking out of the Versailles Conference. His reaction to the League of Nations is not very positive. He also refers to the huge surge of labor strikes in the U.S.
Page 1 WWI letter to Emily Gladys Bartlett
Mar 30, 1919
Wirt's unit remained in garrison in France as the peace conference continued. Wirt again worries about the League of Nations concept, worries that many other Americans shared.
Page 1 WWI letter to Emily Gladys Bartlett
Apr 10, 1919
Wirt's unit is about to go home: they were reviewed by Gen. John Pershing, the U.S. commander. By June, most of them will be home. But even though peace is at hand, the treaty that is about to be signed will lay traps for later generations.
Cover "The Boy Captive of Old Deerfield" excerpts
Originally published in 1904, this is the 1939 edition of the popular children's story of Stephen Williams and his capture in the February 1704 raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Inside cover Excerpts from Edwin Nims' Agricultural Diary
These five pages from Edwin Nims (1791-1852) agricultural diary, written in 1830-1831 when he was about forty years old, reveal the dailyness and the seasonality of farm chores.
Page 1 Letter to Gertrude Porter Ashley
May 6, 1918
This letter, dated May 6, 1918, from Tom Ashley (1894-1918) to his mother in Deerfield, Massachusetts, tells her about his life in France as a Marine in World War I.
Cover Excerpts from the Diary of Ellen Louisa Arms (Sheldon)
Twelve-year-old Ellen Louisa Arms (1847-1913) began her diary with the notation that an eleven-year-old neighbor boy, John Sheldon (1848-1908), was coming to visit.
Page 1 Letter from John Pynchon
Dec 3, 1694
The December 1694 letter from John Pynchon (1626-1703) to the secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Council in Boston, describes the situation of the garrison at Deerfield, and warns of the danger of an attack.
Cover Excerpts from the diary of Elsie M. Putnam
Elsie Putnam's diary describes the life of a single Deerfield, Massachusetts, woman in 1888, including a brief mention of the great Blizzard of that year. The diary gives a glimpse into the active life of a young woman of the Victorian era.
Page 193 "Chinese Mulberry" and "Persian Management of Silkworms from New England Farmer"
Jan 1, 1834
In columns from an 1834 New England Farmer, vital questions about the problems of raising silk in Massachusetts are asked. Apparently conclusive answers are delivered.


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