Diary of Robert MacDougall, written during the voyage of the 'Manlius'; Wellsted...


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Diary of Robert MacDougall, written during the voyage of the 'Manlius'

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Daily diary entries during voyage, from Scotland to Australia (Oct 1841 - Feb 1842), of the 'Manlius'. Provides information regarding weather, other ships encountered and pays specific attention to the outbreak of fever and subsequent deaths on board. The presence and activities of 'Socialists' are noted.,Note 1: Early part of the notes abstracted from a journal kept by another passenger: Mr James Smith.,Note 2: Original document held by the Mitchell Library, Sydney (ref: ML B1311 CY Reel 2778) Keywords: Manlius' (ship),'Palestine' (ship),'St Antonio' (ship),'Sorela' (ship),Armstrong, Mr and Mrs?,Baxter, Henry,Davidson, Mr,Diaries,Ewart, Mr.,Ewart family,Hamilton, Martha,Henry, Mr,MacDonald, Miss,MacKinnon, Donald,MacNaughton, E. Miss,Madigan, Mr,Manhood, Mr,Murphy, Mrs,O'Neil, Mr,Robertson, Mr,Robertson, Mrs,Ross, Mrs,Scot, --- jnr,Scott, Mrs,Smart, Dr,Smith, James,Socialism,Stewart, Mrs


MacDougall, Robert

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Wellsted, W.A.

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11 p, typed, unbd, 2 copies


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MS 001323 (Box 262-13)

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