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Journal of a Voyage to America

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9207

Scope and Contents

Anonymous account of a voyage from Liverpool to New York of a British visitor, possibly a businessman, in 1815. The account includes impressions of New York, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, and Washington, with notes on American political and military history. The volume also contains a transcript from the Boston Daily Advertizer, 22 June 1815, on the treatment of Blacks in America. There is a letter from George Kitson Clark to Frank Thistlethwaite, 8 December 1959, explaining the provenance of the journal.

Dates

  • 1815

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Professor Frank Thistlewaite through the Friends of Cambridge University Library, 1991

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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