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Elbridge Webster: Maritime journal, commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9640

Scope and Contents

105 pages, including back board. Volume begins as journal, to page 21, then has poetry, pp23-32, and is then blank until page 88, from which point it is entirely newspaper and similar offcuts pasted in to the volume, many of which themselves being of poetry.


  • Creation: 1850-1859 (Circa)

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

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Loose sheets, damaged spine

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Dr Mark Kaplanoff, Pembroke College, 2002.

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Repository Details

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