Augustus Griffin was born before the American Revolution and died after the Civil War. For most of his long life he was a schoolteacher, shopkeeper, and innkeeper in Oysterponds (today's Orient and East Marion), a small agricultural and maritime community on the eastern end of Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. He was also a devoted diarist. The present volume offers an intimate record of daily life during a particularly challenging and transformative period of American history and is a must for anyone interested in the history of Long Island.
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467 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Introduction by Fredrica Wachsberger ; foreword by Natalie A. Naylor.