Augusta Chapin papers

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Diary (114 p.) of a single woman and a printed leaflet. The volume includes generally brief entries for the entire year concerning Chapin's daily activities as a schoolteacher, including comments about salary, travel, church, and domestic activities, and her frequent fatigue and illness. Scattered comments mention Civil War battles and officers, including Gen. H.W. Halleck. The leaflet, entitled "Grand Chapin Gathering at Springfield, Mass., September 17, 1862," contains a short family history and a list of the Committee of Arrangements, including E.H. Chapin.

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