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A century ago, the New London CT Historical Society took on the herculean task of transcribing and published the Diary of Joshua Hempstead, a personal journal written between 1711 and 1758. In 1999, a second edition was issued, with revisions in format and in the genealogical index. There is no subject index in the book, but a searchable digital database of the 700+ page volume is now available. Nevertheless, finding information on specific topics is a daunting task when faced with using the ...more