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Robert McKnight Diaries

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The diaries give detailed glimpses into the daily life of a rising lawyer from a well-to-do family in the nineteenth century. McKnight is diligent about recording his activities and reactions to events that garner local and national attention, also commenting on personal matters, such as births, deaths, parties, social calls, and marriages of family and friends. Read more...

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