Diary, Maria Webb

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The diary was written by Maria Webb in 1904. In the diary she records daily happenings on the farm in Ormondville, social events, church services and family members. She writes about the Women's Christian Temperance Union convention that she, Alice and Auntie went to in Blenheim. In the back is a list of WCTU members and a list of books ordered for the Mothers Union.

The printed information in the published diary is at the beginning of the book. It contains advertisements, phases of the moon, postal regulations, telegraph offices, New Zealand Government directory, New Zealand Parliamentary Acts, New Zealand Railways, a list of newspapers published in New Zealand, courses and distances for the whole New Zealand coast, interesting facts about New Zealand, census of New Zealand, population tables and New Zealand customs tariffs.
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Hard cover, printed and handwritten on paper with blue ink. Linen spine.
Height x Width: 326 x 210mm
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from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
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m99/78, 90554

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