Day Book of Jeremiah Smith Jewett Volume One January 1, 1854 - December 31, 1869 Jeremiah Jewett s impact on NH history and the Lakes Region was unknown until the recent discovery of his numerous, daily, handwritten journals, painstakingly recorded from 1854 unti l 1900. His life in Warren and Lakeport/Laconia, NH found him wearing many hats: husband, father, preacher, lawyer, railroad surveyor, merchant,undertaker and gentleman farmer. His vivid descripti ons of his life over 46 years and travels around the country at World Industrial Fairs, Methodist religious gatherings and railway excursions in NH, New England and beyond, are embellished by his emoti onal, notable accounts of the death of Abraham Lincoln, unknown medical diseases of the era, and the tragic loss of a beloved son at age 19. Probably no one impacted the towns of Warren, Lakeport (Meredith Bridge) and Laconia, NH like Rev. Jeremiah S. Jewett . These volumes relate to his daily experiences in the latt er years of his life. Brenda M. Polidoro, editor, brings his history of NH to life, in his own words and style, penned in bound leather. The authenti c transcribed volumes are a riveti ng account of someti mes tragic and yet hopeful, positi ve ti mes as seen by one person at the turn of the century.