Guide to the Benjamin Doe Diary, June 1840-Dec.
Collection number: MS 8
About Benjamin Doe
Benjamin Doe (1791-1884), son of Ebenezar and Hannah Chesley Doe, was a farmer and
lifelong resident of Durham, N.H. He married Nancy M. Moore (1802-1887) and had two
children, Philena and Olinthus. Doe served as Durham town moderator in 1836, as a
selectman in 1850, and as state representative (1856-57).
About the Benjamin Doe Diary (1840)
Manuscript “weather book” maintained by Benjamin Doe of Durham N.H. during the last
half of 1840. In addition to the weather, Doe kept an account of his farm work,
reading, family, and social activities. Doe identified this item as volume 16.
This collection is open.
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Benjamin Doe Diary, June 1840-Dec. 1840, MS 8, Milne Special Collections and
Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Source unknown, Sept. 8, 1980