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The Whiskey Merchant's Diary: An Urban Life in the Emerging Midwest

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Joseph J. Mersman was a liquor merchant, a German American immigrant who aspired— with success— to become a self-made man. The diary he ... Show synopsis

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  • The Whiskey Merchant's Diary: An Urban Life in the Emerging Midwest (Ohio University Press) – Hardcover (2007)
    by Joseph J Mersman, Linda A Fisher (Editor)

    The Whiskey Merchant's Diary: An Urban Life in the Emerging Midwest

    Hardcover, Ohio University Press
    2007
    English
    432 pages

    ISBN: 0821417452
    ISBN-13: 9780821417454

    Joseph J. Mersman was a liquor merchant, a German American immigrant who aspired--with success--to become a self-made man. The diary he kept from 1847 to 1864 provides an intriguing account of life in Cincinnati and St. Louis--America's emerging frontier. Outside of Gold Rush diaries and emigration journals, few narrative records of the antebellum period have been published. As a record of both the man and the time in which he lived, "The Whiskey Merchant's Diary" is a valuable resource for social historians, providing ... Show more

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