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Transcript of Sir Henry Russell's journal, 1820-1821

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MS. 13099

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Typed transcript by Colin Fox, with notes, maps, illustrations and bibliography, of Sir Henry Russell's journal of his voyage from Calcutta to St Helena and on to England in the Country Ship 'Ganges' in 1820-1821. There is a detailed description of St Helena where Sir Henry and his family stayed for ten days in March 1821.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within Bulk, 1820-1821
  • 1820-1821, 2018

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 13099].
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Shelfmark:

MS. 13099

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13099

Overview

Transcript of Sir Henry Russell's journal, 1820-1821

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Russell (2nd Baronet) was British Representative at the Court of Hyderabad from 1810 until 1820 when he returned to England with his wife and two children. See The Indian Archives, 8 (1954), 59-66, 135-63.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Colin Fox in March 2018.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original journal is in the Bodleian Library, shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. c. 329, folios 1-92.
Title
Transcript of Sir Henry Russell's journal, 1820-1821
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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