Diaries and Letters of William Emerson, 1743-1776: Minister of the Church in Concord, Chaplain in the Revolutionary Army, arranged by Amelia Forbes Emerson, hardcover, very good condition (Inscribed)
A collection of the diaries and letters written by Reverend William Emerson, of Concord, Massachusetts. During the American Revolution period, Emerson served as chaplin to the Provincial Congress and the American Army at Ticonderoga, in addition to being the town of Concord, Massachusetts minister. His writings document an interesting period in American history, particularly in the communities surrounding Boston. He would later be the grandfather of the philosopher and author Ralph Waldo Emerson.