Autobiography of an unidentified merchant seaman, mainly an account of his travels as an engineer on various ships, c.1860-c.1880
Includes (pp. 80-96) visits to New York, 1875, with descriptions of the sermons, character, and appearance of (pp. 85-89, 95) H.W. Beecher, and (pp. 92-96) T. de W. Talmage. Pages 101-190 are blank.
- Creation: late 19th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don e. 191, pp. 1-2]
MS. Don e. 191
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20966
Autobiography of an unidentified merchant seaman
Biographical / Historical
No further information is known about the author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Henry Bristow, cat. 319 (1995), 4; given by John Fuggles through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.
- Autobiography of an unidentified merchant seaman
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