Item MG157 - CHAS H. SISSON & WIFE LEDGER SELF TITLED 'CHOICE THOUGHTS AND QUOTATIONS' 1889-1901

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CHAS H. SISSON & WIFE LEDGER SELF TITLED 'CHOICE THOUGHTS AND QUOTATIONS' 1889-1901

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CA GMA MG157

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  • August 19, 1889 - February 1901 (Creation)
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    CHAS H. SISSON & WIFE

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20 x 26 x 2 cm, back spine is missing from ledger. The ledger is black hard-covered, with burgundy corners and edge of spine trim. Pages are unlined and every page is hand written.

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This item is a ledger. Written inside the front cover is :
"Chas. H. Sisson & Wife, Providence Rhode Island 108 William St."
The ledger was used by different people by the changes in handwriting and subject matter.

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fragile

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unknown

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pages 1 - 6 : handwritten quotations in neat penmanship
pages 7 - 82 : Religious thoughts in messy penmanship
pages 82 - 85 : Medical Notes in neat penmanship different than the quotations penmanship
pages 86 - 90 : More medical notes in a round penmanship
pages 90-119 : Religious Thoughts continued in same handwriting as this subject was before, titles include Young People and Matrimony March 23, 1891
pages 120 - 144 : more medical notes
The book ran out of pages and one loose page is from "Saint John General Public Hospital"

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A search for Chas. H. Sisson on the internet discovered a Charles H. Sisson, Priv., G, 7th with the same address as the Providence Rhode Island address in the front of the book. There is no records to prove that this is the same person or to indicate how the book came to the Grand Manan Archives.

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