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The Day Book of Jeremiah Smith Jewett


The Day Book of Jeremiah Smith Jewett is a transcription of 15 years in the life of Laconia native, Jeremiah Smith Jewett, from 1854-1869.  LHMS' director, Brenda Polidoro, worked on transcribing Mr. Jewett's handwritten journals from 2004 until the book's publication in 2011.  Learn about Jeremiah's life as a railroad worker, philanthropist, preacher, husband, father, and friend through his own words, and get insight on life in Laconia in the 1800s.

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