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Papers of William Somerville, mainly relating to his travels, 1795-1818 and n.d.

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Dep. c. 377

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Comprises:
  1. Folder MSWS-1: journal kept by William Somerville during his Army service as Assistant Surgeon, 3 May-6 Jul 1795; incomplete account of his career between 1795 and 1805 by William Somerville, n.d.; letter from William Somerville to his daughter, Martha, presenting to her a rosary which he had acquired in 1795, 4 Feb 1848
  2. Folder MSWS-2: account by William Somerville of his time at the Cape of Good Hope as Assistant Resident Commissioner at Graaff Reynett, 1800
  3. Folder MSWS-3/1-2: account by William Somerville of his work and travels in South Africa, 1801-1802 [2 folders]
  4. Folder MSWS-4: appointment of William Somerville as Assistant Resident Commissioner at Graaff Reynett, n.d. [c. Apr 1800]; notes on ‘Caffirs’ and African customs, n.d. [c.1802]; account of a visit to Sicily, n.d. [c.1805?]; incomplete account of a tour or tours of France, Switzerland and Italy, n.d. [1817-1818 and possibly other dates]

Dates

  • 1795-1818 and n.d.

Extent

1 box (4 folders)

Shelfmark

Dep. c. 377

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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