May 4 2016 - Stuff.co.nz
The journal was written by John Squire, a British army officer who served with the Duke of Wellington between 1810 and 1812 during the Peninsular War.
Richard Sprent, co-owner of Cracked And Spineless bookshop, said he had no idea the journal was there until he let a customer rummage through a storage cabinet.
"It was actually buried in the shop in one of the little corners that we hadn't looked at for a long time," he told radio station 936 ABC Hobart. MORE