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Lot 78A: Shaker Manuscript

$1,062.00

Estimate: $1,500-$2,500
Price Realized: $1,062

Handwritten journal written by Sister Mariette Esty, a member of the Mt. Lebanon and Enfield Shakers, written from 1888-1899, about Shaker principles and philosophies in prose, with chapters entitled little kindnesses, hope, perseverance, rules for practice; also meeting sermons, as some begin, “dear young friends, as this is a meeting for mental culture”, most reads like prose, journal is numbered at top 1 through 242, with handwriting on the first 75 pages, hardcover, 9 1/2″ x 7 5/8″.

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Handwritten journal written by Sister Mariette Esty, a member of the Mt. Lebanon and Enfield Shakers, written from 1888-1899, about Shaker principles and philosophies in prose, with chapters entitled little kindnesses, hope, perseverance, rules for practice; also meeting sermons, as some begin, “dear young friends, as this is a meeting for mental culture”, most reads like prose, journal is numbered at top 1 through 242, with handwriting on the first 75 pages, hardcover, 9 1/2″ x 7 5/8″.