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Charles Henry Shriner Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3458
Abstract

Charles Henry Shriner wrote the bulk of this diary while traveling through Tennessee between October of 1843 and April of 1844. During this trip, he stayed in the Nashville area, visited Andrew Jackson, learned about slavery and abolition, and participated in political activities. Shriner added a brief biographical sketch (including an index of major events) at a later date at the end of the book.

Dates: 1843-1890 (bulk 1843-1844)

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  • Subject: Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Slavery -- Tennessee X