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Journal of a Voyage to America

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...
Dates: 1815
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters of Edward Lyulph Stanley

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 232
Scope and Contents Eight exercise books containing copies of letters, which were written by Stanley during a tour of Civil War America in 1864, undertaken in the period between his leaving Oxford and being called to the Bar. Most are addressed to his mother and sister, but were intended to be circulated and read together, providing a single picture. Stanley was very interested in examining the causes and course of the conflict from both the Union and Confederate perspectives, and secured introductions to...
Dates: 1864-03-12 - 1864-09-23
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection may only be consulted on microfilm reel MC88.
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Sir Henry Singer Keating: Travel journals

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3819
Scope and Contents

Typescript transcription By H.S. Keating from the original material. (fo. i) introduction by H. S. Keating; (fo. 1) Sir Henry Singer Keating, narrative of travel in Madagascar, no date; (fo. 128) copies of letters from Sir Henry Singer Keating to Sir Henry Sheehy Keating, comprising account of travels in Greece, 2 Mar. - 5 July 1829; (fo. 218) ibid., account of travels in America, no date; (fo. 350) James Hastie, extracts from diary. Typescript. Verso generally blank.

Dates: 1896
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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