Facsimile diaries of Edward and Nathaniel Pigott

Scope and Content

Facsimiles of the diaries of English astronomers Edward and Nathaniel Pigott, 1724-1804. Day to day information about life in England and France. An insight into life of an educated man in the 18th century.

Related Material

Notebooks and correspondence of Nathaniel and Edward Piggott can be found at York Explore and North Yorkshire County Record Office.

Location of Originals

The original diaries are deposited in the Beinecke Library at Yale University in the United States.

Additional Information