Fain, John N.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — other: Folder 1 in Box H
Identifier: 500-AppMs 463
Scope and Contents The Hiram Fain Diary is a transcript of Fain's observations between October 21, 1850 and February 28, 1870. In the diary, Hiram Fain relates his day-to-day activities including planting and harvesting at Spring Vale Farm, legal activities such as preparing wills, working at the bank, and caring for livestock. He also describes weather conditions, astronomical events, an earthquake in 1861, the sale of slaves, the illness and death of family and friends, and local events and news. In his daily...