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Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
Letters; diaries; genealogical material; land grants signed by Presidents John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and Franklin Pierce; and other papers of the Updegraff family, mainly those of David B. Updegraff, which provide a picture of Quakerism in 19th-century Ohio.
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 2
- diaries 2
- Agriculture -- United States 1
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Baptists 1
- Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- New Jersey 1
- Ohio -- Description and travel 1
- Pennsylvania 1
- Quaker women -- United States 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- History 1
- Quakers -- Ohio 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1 ∧ less
- Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
- Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
- Dinsmore family 1
- Haverford College 1
- Newlin family 1