Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix. Syracuse, N. Y.: Self-Published, 1863. Third Edition. 
Black blindstamped pebble cloth, title in gilt to spine, 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, binding with moderate wear, lacks the front free end papers, 157 pp., foxing, tight. Drawings and writing on the rear end papers and both paste-downs. Good. Hardcover.
Nathan Fessenden, b. 1825 at Owego, New York, to a family of "Old School Baptists." Fessenden becomes a Wesleyan minister, and this is his account of his faith and ministry. The memoir mentions Little Meadows, Pa.; Candor, NY; Princess Hollow; Nickol’s Hill; Newfield, Barton, Winecup, and Vestal, N. Y.; other areas around Bradford Co., Pa. and Broome & Tioga Cos., NY. Focuses on religious topics, incidents, meetings, different denominations in these areas, etc. Often reads like a diary. Full of first-hand accounts of life in the “southern tier” of New York during these years.
The Appendix is a sermon on 2 Timothy 4: 6-8.