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Edson, Tracy R., 1809-1881


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Tracy R. Edson travel diary, 1836

Scope and Contents Includes one manuscript diary kept by Edson, describing his journey from New Orleans to Cuba, and his return to New York via New Orleans and the Missippi and Ohio Rivers in 1836. The entries in Edson's diary describe various events, places, and people he encountered on his journey in great detail. During his travels, Edson appears to be scouting for new branch locations for his engraving firm, as he visited customers (mostly banks and businesses) on his way. Edson elected to travel to Cuba as ...