The 1805 Diary of the Rev. Dr. James Muir: Minister of the Old Presbyterian Meeting House in Alexandria, Virginia
Editing, Annotations, and Supplementary Information by Donald C. Dahmann
Book signed by the author!
Heritage Books Inc, 2011
This is a wonderful look into life in Alexandria in 1805, talking about how people traveled, how long it took, how drastically different the weather was then, with standard snow of 4 feet in March! Mention of earthquakes, and people in town. Notes by Don Dahmann clarifying the meaning of things. Don painstakingly transcribed original documents to compile this book.