A.M. Handley Journal
(Manuscript Collection #1064)
A journal (1/19 – 6/29/1859) written by Augustus M. Handley, a young British Army officer in the 19th Regiment of Foot, of a voyage from Gravesend, England, to Calcutta, India, aboard the sailing ship H.M.S.
Bucton Castle with Captain Moorsom commanding. The journal contains a detailed description of daily life aboard the
Bucton Castle, including various personalities on board, daily activities, an expl...