March 31, 2006, 7 items, 0.19 cubic feet; Log of the Ship
Trafalgar (9/11/1854-7/11/1863) compiled by ship's master Alfred William Harrison, containing standard daily entries recording the ships course, longitude, winds, etc., during its voyages from London, England to Madras, India, and to various ports of call, with remarks on the weather, vessels sighted, and events on board; also including letter to "Papa," list of places visited, list of ailments suffered during Capt. Harrison's career; his Mariner's Register Ticket, dated 1860, his autographed carte de visite, and several notes. Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Ten Pound Island Book Company, Gloucester, MA
Purchase (Special Manuscript Fund), Ten Pound Island Book Company, Gloucester, MA
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Trafalgar Collection (#1063), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 1, 2008
Processed by E. Gathercole, April 2009; revised by J. Gabriel, February 2012