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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: Nancy Dickinson Estabrook began writing this diary on January 1, 1836. She mentions making two flannels for her brother, Perez Dickinson, a prominent Knoxville merchant and banker. She also discusses Dr. Joseph Churchill Strong, one of the first physicians to settle in Knoxville and a frequent visitor at the Estabrook home. Strong serves not only as Estabrook's doctor but also as a close friend and father figure. Estabrook writes about her Christian faith often, once mentioning the potential...