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Journal of a voyage to India, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 63/9

Scope and Contents

'Journal of a voyage from Britain to India on board the "Surat castle" Captn. David Isbitster bound for Bombay', 32 pages. The journal begins on 4 November 1797, and describes Mactier's journey via Madeira and the Cape to Bombay, where he arrived on 30 May 1798. The last entry is for 7 July 1798. Some sections of the text are in French, parts of which have been translated into English. The journal is accompanied by a one-page note about Mactier.


  • Creation: 1964


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From the Fonds:

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Biographical / Historical

Anthony Mactier's background is not known.


1 folder(s) (1 folder (33 pages)) : paper

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference

MSS 22

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 64.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Copied from a typescript lent by Miss Diana Hartley, 1964.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.


Mactier, Anthony, fl 1797-1798

Finding aid date

2004-01-08 13:56:41+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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