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Guide to the Philip Hamilton Hill Diaries
1855-1865
 MS 3052

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Hill, Philip Hamilton, 1839-1915
Title: Philip Hamilton Hill diaries
Dates: 1855-1865
Abstract: The collection includes the three volumes of diaries maintained from August 1855 to June 1865 by Philip Hamilton Hill (1839-1915). Hill, who was employed by the Jewish businessman Jacob Bamberg in a millinery shop in Albany and New York City, wrote entries concerning his social activities with family, friends, and women; leisure activities, including going to the theatre; employment matters; description of travel and events he witnessed in New York; and his time during the Civil War as an enlistee with the 7th Regiment of the New York State National Guard at Fort Federal Hill in Baltimore.
Quantity: 0.42 Linear feet in one document box
Call Phrase: MS 3052