Guide to the Asa Barker Cole Diary and Estate, 1840-1862

Collection number: MS 309
Size: (2 items) (0.01 cu.ft.)

About A.B. Cole

Asa Barker Cole (15 May 1785 Boxford MA - 13 June 1860 Whitefield NH) was the son of Solomon Cole and Mehitable Barker. He married Lydia Howland in 1830 in Whitefield and made his living as a farmer.

About the Collection

The diary (ca. 1840-1850) details planting, equipment, hauling wood, and other typical farm activities of 19th century northern New Hampshire. The estate inventory by H. Cole, executor, details tools, farm and real estate, personal finances, foodstuffs, and extensive other property, as well as some of H. Cole's own accounts.

Administrative Information

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This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Asa Baker Cole Diary and Estate, 1840-1862, MS 309, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchase, 2020

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Diaries