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Christoph Jacob Munk diary
Description: Christoph Jacob Munk kept this diary on his trip from Wurtemburg, Germany to Columbiana, Ohio. The diary is written in German. Munk left Germany in 1832 with his wife and four children, the youngest only nine months old. The journey from Wurtemburg to Columbiana lasted from April 21 to August 17, 1832; the ocean voyage itself took 61 days. Munk records his concern for his family throughout the voyage, and writes of the plants, animals, and people he encountered. The diary is approximately 36 pages and measures 5" x 7" (12.7 x 17.8 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1395_1153176_001
Subjects: Immigration and Ethnic Heritage; Transportation; Plants and Animals; Travel; Ocean travel
Places: Columbiana (Ohio); Lisbon (Ohio); Wellsville (Ohio); Columbiana County (Ohio); Steubenville (Ohio); Jefferson County (Ohio); Germany