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1844, a fascinating 300 page diary written by Thomas Day (resident in Dublin) as a present to his son. Written between the years 1842 and 1844 the diary starts with a history of the Day faimly from the late 1700's and then continues with a chronological record of the years 1815-44, covering a wide range of topics from the family dwellings and work places, the handling of finances, moral issues with much reference to the bible, and general day-to-day affairs. As a means of illustrating certain things the diary is affixed with newspaper cuttings, valentine letter inserts, a promisory note, banknote and covering three pages for the 6th May 1840 there is an used 1840 1d., unused 1841 1d. and 2d., a Mulready front and fronts of two Spooner caricatures relating to Daniel O'Connell. A unique chronicle of events

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1844, a fascinating 300 page diary written by Thomas Day (resident in Dublin) as a present to his son. Written between the years 1842 and 1844 the diary starts with a history of the Day faimly from the late 1700's and then continues with a chronological record of the years 1815-44, covering a wide range of topics from the family dwellings and work places, the handling of finances, moral issues with much reference to the bible, and general day-to-day affairs. As a means of illustrating certain things the diary is affixed with newspaper cuttings, valentine letter inserts, a promisory note, banknote and covering three pages for the 6th May 1840 there is an used 1840 1d., unused 1841 1d. and 2d., a Mulready front and fronts of two Spooner caricatures relating to Daniel O'Connell. A unique chronicle of events
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