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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life
Bishop Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright, regularly recorded entries in his diary from 1857 until his death in 1917. This diary’s entries began on January 1885 and continue until December 1885. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of Milton Wright being re-elected as Bishop and being assigned to the Pacific Coast, which the researcher might find of interest. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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