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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917
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 begin on January 1879 and continue until December 1879. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures.Of particular note, this diary includes a short record of Milton Wright almost being arrested because of a mistaken identity, Wright’s firstborn, Reuchlin, turning eighteen, and more. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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