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Mary Augusta Fiske record book.
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- Textual record
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- Fiske, Mary Augusta
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2 cm of textual records ; 21 x 18 cm
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Mary Augustus Fiske was a resident of Massachusetts and the wife of General William O. Fiske. Fiske was the only child of Josiah B. Fielding of Lowell. According to an 1870 United States Federal Consensus, she may have been born around 1850.
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Fonds contains a record book belonging to Mary Augusta Fiske. The book contains recipes for cakes, sauces, and puddings. Also contains household accounts and several diary entries dating between 1876 and 1887. Attached to the inside of the front cover is a sepia toned photograph of an unidentified child. Next to it is a newspaper clipping regarding the death of Fiske titled "Death of Mrs. Gen. William O. Fiske".
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Donated by Doris Lewis.
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- Created by PH in September 2018.
- Reviewed by DR January 2020.