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Small pocket Boston Almanac used by Irish Immigrant James Quigley. The book contains a memorandum; calenders; business directory for Boston; and other useful information about the city. It once had a map of the city, but it is no longer present. Quigley made several entries in the memorandum section: James Quigley January 1 & 18: Paid $1.25 for house rent February 1 & 18: Paid $1.25 for house rent June 13: Boston from [illegible] June 18: Julia Comforth landed in Boston from Ereland September 2: Married on the second of September 1851 November 4: I have left for New York November 28: I have landed in Boston December 10: Left Boston Julia December 12: Left Boston James December 23: I have landed in York [There are numerous entries made later in the 1870s, recording the purchase of farm equipment, materials for construction, and the sale of farm produce. most transactions taking place in Omro or Winneconne, Wisconsin.]
Boston Almanac -PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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