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Samuel Coverly: Trading memoranda, Canton, China; Journal of voyage, Boston-England

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9639

Scope and Contents

A journal giving a brief description of Canton and information on Chinese weights and measures. It gives information on the cargo of the ship 'Alert' on its voyage to China and gives a description of Coverly's voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to England and return to Boston.


  • Creation: 1815-1818

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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