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Maine State Library

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The diary recounts the daily life of a 19-year-old boy, graduating high school and starting law studies in the rural town of Mechanic Falls, ME. He will go on to become a lawyer in Brockton, MA. Daily temperature and weather conditions are also included.

An introduction to the diary along with three photographs, provided by his granddaughter, are additional files that can be downloaded separately.

1) The Homestead, ca. 1910, with T. W.'s sisters, Lida and Violet.

2) T. W.'s family ca. 1920, Louise, Thomas, Jr., Robert, Dorothea, and T. W. Prince, Sr.

3) T.W.'s family ca. 1937, Louise, Janice, Robert, Dorothea, Thomas, Jr., Richard, Philip, and T. W. Prince, Sr.

*Note* Transcription only by Richard M. Prince, son of T. W. Prince, Sr. Dates are in groups of three. Start left down three, then back to top right, down three. Sometimes this puts a consecutive date on the next page, before going to the right.

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Androscoggin County; Mechanic Falls


Maine; Mechanic Falls, ME; Prince, T. W.; T. W. Prince; Prince, Thomas W.; Prince, Thomas Wallace; Thomas W. Prince; Thomas Wallace Prince; Genealogy; Agriculture

Diary of Thomas W. Prince for the Year, 1906



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