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Title Seth Terry diary, 1872
Object Name Diary
Catalog Number 1971.170.004
Scope & Content Seth Terry's diary for 1872. Diary is in a daybook, with entries for many days of the year. He writes of the weather, his travels, financial transactions, and people who visited him. Entries document his surveys of the Colony, work on his house, his business, and his cabin. Diary spans January 1, 1872 to July 2, 1873. In the back is a financial memorandum section with accounts for various individuals
Admin/Biographical History Seth Terry was the President of the Chicago-Colorado Colony in 1871, and chaired the Locating Committee that chose the site of the colony. He settled in Longmont where he owned a lumberyard.
Exact Date 1872
Date Range from 1872
Date Range to 1873
Creator Seth Terry
People Terry, Seth
Size One leather-bound red day book, with wraparound leather flap.
Subject Heading Chicago-Colorado Colony